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Pixar Announces Its Mysterious New "Cosmic" Movie, Soul

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Soul will hit theaters in June 2020.

Toy Story 4 hits theaters this week, and box office predictions suggest that it's going to be one of the biggest movies in the studio's history. But while anticipation for this sequel is high, the studio also continues to make original movies. The animated fantasy Onward has already been confirmed for a release next March, and Pixar has now announced another movie for 2020, titled Soul.

News of this latest Pixar movie was revealed via Twitter alongside a logo and the release date of June 19, 2020. The tweet also states that Soul "will take you on a journey from the streets of New York City to the cosmic realms to discover the answers to life's most important questions." Check it out below.

Soul will be directed by Pete Docter, who previously helmed Pixar's highly acclaimed Up and Inside Out. No further details have been revealed yet, but expect casting news to follow in the coming months.

Onward will arrive on March 6, 2020. The movie features Spider-Man star Tom Holland and Guardians of the Galaxy's Chris Pratt as teenage elf brothers who embark on a magical quest--check out the first trailer, which was released last month.

Toy Story 4 hits theaters this Friday, June 21--you can read GameSpot's roundup of critics' reviews here. For more on Pixar, check out our ranking of every original Pixar short film to date.

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Dan Auty

Firmly of the opinion that there is no film that isn't improved by the addition of an exploding head or kung-fu zombie.

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