WALL•E to Join Disney Theme Park Casts; Director Stanton Interviewed
The Screamscape website is reporting that a life-sized animatronic version of WALL•E, the lead robot character in the upcoming Disney/Pixar movie, will begin appearing at Disney theme parks in the United States. The 3-foot tall robot should be joining Disney’s iconic characters in time for the release of WALL•E in late June 2008. (via Toon Zone member TomatoSpud)
Elsewhere, WALL•E director Andrew Stanton was interviewed by the New York Times Magazine, where he details such things as his favorite Toy Story mementos, where he keeps is Academy Award for Finding Nemo, his favorite procrastination techniques, and his secret obsession with jackets.