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Totoro Makes Cameo in Pixar's 3rd Toy Story 3 Trailer

posted on 2010-02-11 15:58 EST
Totoro helmer Hayao Miyazaki, Pixar founder John Lasseter are longtime friends

Not-So-Daily Link of the Day: The title character of Hayao Miyazaki's My Neighbor Totoro film makes a cameo in Toy Story 3, Lee Unkrich and Pixar's film project which just released its third trailer on Thursday. Toy Story 3 will open in North America on June 18.

Miyazaki and Pixar founder John Lasseter have been personal friends for two decades; the two have visited each others' studios frequently over the years, and Lasseter helped oversee the English release of Miyazaki's Spirited Away and Ponyo. Along with previous efforts, Lasseter opened a 2008 charity auction at Pixar's own headquarters for the Totoro Forest Project, an effort to save one of the forests that inspired My Neighbor Totoro.

Source: TheHDRoom

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