The Summer 2015 Pixar feature Inside Out was investigated in great depth at today’s Animation panel at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA, with the voice cast announced for the Disney/Pixar animated film and wow does this look like a winner.
Inside Out follows 11-year-old named Riley, who moves to the unfamiliar San Francisco. What awaits her there? We’re sure to find out, but what is certain is we will discover what’s inside her mind, which are represented here as five main characters that drive Riley’s personality and actions, known as the Five Emotions. Director Pete Docter and producer Jonas Rivera talked about the Five Emotions and announced which actors will voice them.
Lewis Black voices red guy Anger, dressed in a business suit; Mindy Kaling voices careful and straightforward Disgust; Bill Hader returns to Pixar again as the voice of Fear, a nerdy guy; Amy Poehler voices Joy, who glows and possesses blue hair; and Phyllis Smith voices Sadness, adorned in a blue sweater. All five play into how Riley behaves.
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