Kristen Schaal (“Flight of the Conchords”) has joined the cast of “Toy Story 3” for Disney Pictures and Pixar according to director Lee Unkrich.
Schaal voices a new character but no further details are forthcoming. Blake Clark is also taking over for Slinky, replacing the late Jim Varney.
The cast this time around includes Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Estelle Harris, John Morris, Laurie Metcalf, R. Lee Ermey, Jodi Benson, Ned Beatty, Michael Keaton, Timothy Dalton, Jeff Garlin, Bonnie Hunt and Whoopi Goldberg.
Meanwhile Disney’s 3D reissue of “Toy Story” and “Toy Story 2” will extend its run beyond the originally slated two weeks.
The run will likely extend until the November 2nd release of the 3D performance-capture pic “A Christmas Carol”.