So earlier today, I told you about the rumor going around that Disney-Pixar would release Toy Story 4 in 2015 – that many have since poured cold water on. I didn’t necessarily want to cover it, but sometimes when a rumor is already all over the place (this one was trending on Twitter) and a lot of people seem to be talking about it, I feel compelled to explain what the rumor is and where it came from, even if it sounds a little thin. At least that way, you, FilmDrunk Reader, can make your own decisions about whether it’s bogus or not. The trail for the Toy Story rumor seemed to lead back to a now-deleted article on Terra (here’s the cached version), and to a Colombian radio personality named Jorge Luis Balaguera. Neither of them said where they got their information, only that it was confirmed. Meaning the rest of us all had to speculate based on the accuracy of these sources we didn’t know much about. Prompting me to write:
So how did the Colombians get this news before us? My guess is that they were up all night doing cocaine. HIYO! I kid, I kid. Obvious jokes, am I right? Anyway, take this news with a grain of salt until it’s confirmed by Disney.
Mr. Balaguera must’ve seen the link to my post on Twitter, because later this afternoon, I received an email from a Jorge Luis Balaguera from the same radio station saying: