Toy Story 5 is officially in the works, and fans will be delighted to see Woody and Buzz Lightyear return, despite the conclusion of Toy Story 4. Pixar’s Toy Story franchise has captivated audiences for years, becoming one of the studio’s most iconic and beloved projects. With four main timeline movies, two Buzz Lightyear films, TV series, and specials, the Toy Story universe continues to expand.
After Toy Story 3 provided closure to Woody and Buzz’s stories, Pixar surprised audiences by revisiting the world of talking toys in Toy Story 4. Now, Toy Story 5 is confirmed to bring back Woody and Buzz, despite the events of the fourth movie. Fans may wonder how their reunion will be explained, and here are a couple of potential scenarios.
In Toy Story 4, Woody decided to stay with Bo Peep and became a Lost Toy, leaving Buzz, Jessie, and the others with Bonnie. Woody and Bo Peep were last seen traveling with a carnival, helping prize toys find new owners. A possible reunion could occur when Bonnie and her family encounter the carnival during a road trip. With Bonnie bringing her toys along, Buzz would recognize the carnival and realize that Woody is back in town, setting the stage for a heartfelt reunion.
Throughout the Toy Story series, Woody and Buzz have faced various dangers, from evil kids to toy collectors and other villainous toys. In Toy Story 5, Buzz and the rest of Bonnie’s toys could find themselves in trouble again, with Woody being their only hope for salvation. The specific threat they face would depend on the movie’s timeline and location.
Woody’s life as a Lost Toy with Bo Peep may take an unexpected turn in Toy Story 5. He could inadvertently be chosen as a prize toy and given a new owner and home. Alternatively, an antagonist might set up Woody to be separated from the Lost Toys, prompting him to seek help from his old friends, especially Buzz. Woody’s new owner could be someone connected to Bonnie or living nearby, facilitating his reunion with Buzz.
Despite their expertise in evading humans and aiding other toys, Woody and Bo Peep may find themselves in danger or facing trouble in Toy Story 5. In such a scenario, they would need additional assistance. Woody knows he can rely on Buzz and the gang, as they have faced numerous challenges together in the past. Pixar’s creative minds could come up with intriguing conflicts for these characters to overcome.
Buzz Lightyear, as one of the most popular toys in the Toy Story universe, is always a desirable target. In Toy Story 5, Bonnie’s Buzz Lightyear could be stolen, leading him on a journey back to his rightful owner and the rest of the toys. Along the way, Buzz might become a Lost Toy, allowing him to reunite with Woody. However, it is unlikely that Buzz would remain a Lost Toy for long, as Woody would help him find his way home, embarking on yet another adventure together.
Toy Story 5 promises to continue the heartwarming and adventurous spirit of the franchise, reuniting beloved characters and introducing new challenges for them to overcome. Fans can look forward to another chapter in the iconic Toy Story saga.