If you haven’t seen Disney Pixar’s Inside Out, you should. It’s a “must-see” according to our own review and the Honest Trailers parody of it will help you see why. In another example of corporate synergy at its finest, Disney is cross-advertising two of its biggest film projects of 2015 today, using its lovable characters from Inside Out to “react” to the latest trailer of Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, at the same time promoting the in-home release of Inside Out next week.
The new Star Wars 7 trailer, by the way, debuted on Disney-owned ESPN timed with the beginning of ticket sales. It’s all connected!
Taking advantage of the meta joke of celebrities reacting emotionally to the various teaser trailers for The Force Awakens, including most recently Star Wars 7 stars Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, Pixar just blasted the following fun video on Facebook and Twitter.
And if you missed them, here are the new stars of the Star Wars saga sharing their first reactions as well:
FULL reaction to the Star Wars trailer!Posted by John Boyega on Wednesday, October 21, 2015
There are only 51 days left until Star Wars 7 opens theatrically but if you don’t have to wait that long to catch Inside Out at home with the family. It’s already available on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) and releases on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray Combo Pack and On-Demand next week on November 3, 2015. For more on the final Star Wars 7 trailer itself, check out our in-depth analysis (feat. high-res photos) and “10 clues” feature.
The film is directed by J.J. Abrams and stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Max Von Sydow. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk are producing with Tommy Harper and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Lawrence Kasdan & J.J. Abrams and Michael Arndt.
Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens hits theaters on December 18th, 2015, followed by Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on December 16th, 2016, Star Wars: Episode VIII on May 26th, 2017, and the Han Solo Star Wars Anthology film on May 25th, 2018. Star Wars: Episode IX is expected to reach theaters in 2019, followed by the third Star Wars Anthology film in 2020.
Inside Out is available on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) and arrives on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray Combo Pack and On-Demand November 3, 2015.