When Disney and Pixar are producing a film, 9 out of 10 times it is bound to be a hit. Inside Out 2 is the much-awaited sequel to the 2015 original film and introduces new emotions.
Inside Out’s much awaited sequel is almost here. Set for a peak summer release, Inside Out 2 marks the feature directorial debut of Kelsey Mann, who works as a storyboard artist and screenwriter for Pixar. He had previously written and directed the Monsters Inc. 2013 short film, Party Central. Inside Out 2 will take all adults back on a journey to their teenage years, while young children will get a great guiding film to aid their future teenage phase.
Produced by Mark Nielsen, the film is all set for a June 14, 2024, theatrical release. The film has dropped a teaser trailer as of now, to keep fans going till the official trailer and eventually the film arrives. The sequel begins sometime after the original film, with Riley turning 13. As is the norm with teens, emotions are on a constant system override. Riley’s Headquarters too will have to make space for some new and unexpected emotions that will try to rule the roost.
Inside Out 2 will see most of the Headquarters cast return, except Bill Hader and Mindy Kaling. Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, and Lewis Black reprise their roles as Joy, Sadness, and Anger, respectively, while Tony Hale and Liza Lapira takeover the roles of Fear and Disgust. The new emotions that join the team are Anxiety, Embarrassment, Ennui, and Envy, however, only Maya Hawke of Stranger Things and Do Revenge fame, as Anxiety has been revealed.
Inside Out 2 follows Riley as she enters the perilous and unpredictable teenage waters. While Inside Out ended on an amicable note with the emotions learning to work together, excluding the occasional slips all humans are accused of, from time to time.
Overnight, Riley’s Headquarters is demolished, and the emotions are shocked beyond measure to notice their new roommate emotion, Anxiety, till the console turns orange and all her baggage is lined on the floor. The cherry on the top? Three more, Embarrassment, Envy and Ennui, are on their way.