Whoa! We knew Disney had placed a Toy Story 4 easter egg in Incredibles 2, but now the pieces are coming together -- and they point to Keanu Reeves' new character, Duke Caboom. The daredevil character rides a motorcycle (which is perfect for real-life rider Reeves) wears a white outfit and has a handlebar mustache. And apparently Jack-Jack had him in his crib in Incredibles 2.
You can see the Duke Caboom toy in the Incredibles 2 photo above. Here's a closer look, via Uproxx:
According to Observer's sources, Keanu Reeves' Duke Caboom comes from a place where discontinued toys are sent. Bo Peep (voiced by Annie Potts) reportedly seeks his help in retrieving her sheep after they're taken from her.
Duke Caboom is apparently Canadian, and the front of his motorcycle has a red Canadian maple leaf. Duke Caboom was added to the marketing for Toy Story 4 during Toy Fair 2019, as you can see in the background of this photo:
Looks like you can also get yourself a Duke Caboom notebook:
Tim Allen (Buzz Lightyear) is the one who first told fans that Keanu Reeves would be playing a role in Toy Story 4. Reeves later explained that he got a call out of the blue from Pixar and they pitched the character to him. They let him "kind of riff on it," he said, and he apparently changed the character from being too much like Buzz Lightyear.
The first Toy Story 4 trailer centered on introducing the new non-toy of Forky (Tony Hale). Another look took us to a carnival with new characters Ducky and Bunny (Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele). The most recent clip, shared by Annie Potts on Good Morning America, showed her character Bo Peep with Woody.
Here's the full synopsis for Toy Story 4, via Collider:
Both Tim Allen and Tom Hanks have said they had trouble getting through their final lines for Toy Story 4, since apparently it's a real tear-jerker. So, be warned!
Disney-Pixar launched the Toy Story franchise in 1995, followed by Toy Story 2 in 1999 and Toy Story 3 in 2010. Toy Story 4 is scheduled to release in theaters June 21, 2019. Here's what else is playing on the big screen in this massive year at the movies (including Keanu Reeves' John Wick 3).
Gina grew up in Massachusetts and California in her own version of The Parent Trap. She went to three different middle schools, four high schools, and three universities -- including half a year in Perth, Western Australia. She currently lives in a small town in Maine, the kind Stephen King regularly sets terrible things in, so this may be the last you hear from her.
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