John Lasseter Taking Leave of Absence From Pixar Amid “Missteps”

“It’s never easy to face your missteps, but it’s the only way to learn from them,” the executive stated.

Disney Animation head John Lasseter is taking a leave of absence from Pixar after acknowledging “painful” conversations and unspecified “missteps,” he wrote Tuesday in a memo to staff, obtained by The Hollywood Reporter.

Lasseter’s statement arrived as THR was preparing a story detailing alleged misconduct by the executive at Disney/Pixar.


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THE INCREDIBLES 2 Gets a Release Date, TOY STORY 4 Delayed

Hot on the heels of news that Disney and Marvel have announced Ant-Man and the Wasp, the House of Mouse has also revealed some release dates for upcoming Pixar movies. Brad Bird’s long-awaited The Incredibles 2 finally has an official release date: it’ll arrive on June 21st, 2019. Continue reading