Toy Story 3 director confirms horrifying fan thought about the toys

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We have bad news for Woody, Buzz Lightyear and their Toy Story friends (Picture: Moviestore/REX)

Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich has said that Woody and the gang are capable of dying.

Unkrich said as such online earlier this month, after a fan tweeted him saying: ‘my girlfriend and i are having a big fight bc i think the toys from Toy Story are immortal and she thinks they can die [sic].’

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To this the director replied: ‘They live as long as they exist. But if they were to be utterly destroyed? Say, in an incinerator? Game over,’

Wow. Just… wow.

Toy Story 3 director confirms horrifying fan theory about the toys


Toy Story 3 came out in 2010, following 1995’s Toy Story and 1999’s Toy Story 2. Toy Story 4 followed in 2019.

The four films have grossed over £3 billion worldwide.

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The Toy Story films feature the voice of Tom Hanks as cowboy Woody (Picture: Moviestore/REX)
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Lee Unkrich directed Toy Story 3 in 2010 and went on to direct Coco in 2017 (Picture: Startraks/REX)

Toy Story 3 was Lee’s first solo outing as a director, and he went on to direct the hit Pixar film Coco in 2017.



The Toy Story films of course feature Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks as the voice of Woody and Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear.

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The premise of the Toy Story films is that all toys actually alive, but keep this a secret from humans.

Suddenly, the idea of a soft toy going through the washing machine sounds terrifying.

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