Toy Story 3 (Circle 7 Screenplay)
Note: This page is about the original version of Toy Story 3, and the original story is different from the Pixar version.
Toy Story 3 is an early Circle 7 Animation screenplay version of the Disney/Pixar film Toy Story 3.
The premise is about Buzz Lightyear is sent back to Taiwan due to a malfunction. Following that, Woody and his friends go to Taiwan to rescue him. After the malfunction, all Buzz Lightyear toys are recalled.
Steve Jobs who was at the time the head of Disney announced in early 2004 that The Walt Disney Company had decided not to renew its contract with Pixar. However, Micheal Eisner stated that he was fine with the idea because he believed that the company could produce sequels to Pixar's films that would be just as good as the originals. Eisner decided to create a new animation studio in Glendale, California and chose to produce sequels to various Pixar produced films. This new studio was named Circle 7 Animation, after the street on which it was located, Circle 7 Drive.
In addition to creating screenplays for sequels to Monsters, Inc. and Finding Nemo, the animators at Circle 7 also began developing ideas for a third Toy Story film. Among the rejected ideas was a script written by Teacher's Pet writers Bill and Cheri Steinkellner that involved Woody and the gang finding toys that had been stolen out of Andy's grandmother's attic in a whodunit-style mystery.
Finally, Disney chose a draft that had been submitted by Jim Herzfeld. However, the studio wanted it to be written and handed it to Bob Hilgenberg and Rob Muir, who wrote the script for the sequel to Monsters, Inc.. Ric Sluiter, Jim Martin and Shane Zalvin created the concept art.
Why It Was Cancelled
- In January 2006, Disney bought Pixar, and ultimately closed Circle 7 Studios.
- The Circle 7 version of Toy Story 3 was scrapped, and a new version was produced from scratch by Pixar, and released in 2010.
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- Some of the elements of the draft would later be used for the car chase scene in Finding Dory and Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch has a Glitch where a character had an inability to control himself.
- The opening train robbery and chase seen in Pixar's released Toy Story 3 is very similar to the car chase that was intended for the beginning of Circle 7's draft.
- John Ratzenberger stated he would not reprise his role as Hamm the Piggy Bank if Toy Story 3 was not produced by Pixar. Ultimately, Pixar produced Toy Story 3, and thus he reprised his role.