Inside Out 2: Release Date, Cast, Plot, and What We Know So Far

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By Black Widow

Release Date of Inside Out 2: Inside Out 2, the sequel to the acclaimed 2015 film, was initially announced with a “Summer 2024” release window at D23 2022.

However, a specific release date was later confirmed – June 14, 2024, a decade after the original. While this date was set, potential delays might arise due to ongoing writers’ and actors’ strikes, affecting production.

The cast of Inside Out 2:

The confirmed returning cast includes:

  • Amy Poehler as Joy
  • Phyllis Smith as Sadness
  • Lewis Black as Anger
  • Diane Lane as Mom (Jillian)
  • Kaitlyn Dias as Riley (potential voice)

Mindy Kaling’s Disgust and Bill Hader’s Fear won’t return due to reported contractual issues. The sequel will also introduce new emotions as Riley transitions into her teenage years.

The plot of Inside Out 2:

Inside Out 2 will delve into the world of teenage Riley, exploring the challenges of growing up and navigating complex emotions.

Amy Poehler shared that the sequel will press the “puberty button” teased in the first film, showcasing the emotional turmoil and exploration that come with adolescence.

It’s expected to be an introspective journey into the teen brain, addressing themes of identity, fitting in, and making mistakes.

Inside Out 2 Trailer:

While no trailer is available yet, it’s anticipated to release before the end of the year. With Pixar’s Elio releasing in March 2024, a debut trailer might arrive earlier.

A potential opportunity is the release of Walt Disney Animation’s Wish on November 22, 2023, which could coincide with the Inside Out 2 trailer launch.

Inside Out 2 promises to build on the beloved original’s emotional storytelling by exploring Riley’s transition into adolescence.

With a mix of returning and new emotions, Pixar aims to continue its legacy of heartwarming and insightful animated films.