Toy Story 4: Tom Hanks ‘said his goodbyes’ to Woody after third film

The cast spoke to The Independent about their return to the franchise

Lisa Collins,Clarisse Loughrey
Friday 21 June 2019 07:41
Clarisse Loughrey sits down with the cast of Toy Story 4

Tom Hanks has revealed he “said his goodbyes” to Woody following the third instalment in the Toy Story franchise.

Speaking to The Independent ahead of Toy Story 4 hitting cinemas today, he said: “I think every time one ended I thought we were saying goodbye.”

“I think the riskiest one was the second one because the test was, can the people at Pixar live up to the gravitas of the first one? And it happened. It’s happened every time.”

The latest animated film from Pixar follows the story of a host of familiar Toy Story characters as they’re joined by a new addition Forky, voiced by Tony Hale, a toy their new owner Bonnie has made at school.

“This opens up another world,” said Tim Allen, who plays Buzz Lightyear in the franchise, “This is a magic one, and to me, it’s very different. Somehow they made a story bigger than anything else. They made the woman the hero, which was so organic.”

‘Toy Story 4’ is released in UK cinemas on Friday 21 July.

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