Lee Unkrich

Director <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0000007479" title="Lee Unkrich" href="/topic/entertainment/lee-unkrich-PECLB0000007479.topic">Lee Unkrich</a>, holding <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST000005" title="Academy Awards" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/academy-awards-EVHST000005.topic">the Oscar</a> for animated feature for <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV000000778" title="Toy Story 3 (movie)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/toy-story-3-%28movie%29-ENMV000000778.topic">"Toy Story 3,"</a> is reaping the reward, but did know that it would be a big chore. "When <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0000006881" title="John Lasseter" href="/topic/entertainment/john-lasseter-PECLB0000006881.topic">John Lasseter</a> asked me to direct this movie, I was completely flattered, but then I wanted to throw up because I knew it was a huge, crushing responsibilty on my shoudlers and I could have very easily ended up being the guy who screwed up the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV000005360" title="Toy Story (movie)" href="/topic/entertainment/toy-story-%28movie%29-ENMV000005360.topic">"Toy Story"</a> movies."

( Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times / February 27, 2011 )

Director Lee Unkrich, holding the Oscar for animated feature for "Toy Story 3," is reaping the reward, but did know that it would be a big chore. "When John Lasseter asked me to direct this movie, I was completely flattered, but then I wanted to throw up because I knew it was a huge, crushing responsibilty on my shoudlers and I could have very easily ended up being the guy who screwed up the "Toy Story" movies."

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