Summary Of Forky Asks a Question
On Disney's investor day, Pixar's chief creative officer, Pete Docter, revealed that a series of shorts based on Toy Story 4's Forky, titled Forky Asks a Question, is in development for Disney+, with Tony Hale set to reprise his role from Toy Story 4. Hale said that the series is about "these questions that maybe people are embarrassed maybe to ask, but they really don't know". Bob Peterson is set to write and direct the series, and will be produced by Toy Story 4 producer Mark Nielsen. The series is being directly produced at Pixar Animation Studios, and is the second show based on a Pixar property since Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, which was also based on the Toy Story franchise.
On June 12, 2019, when the series was announced, it was confirmed that Tony Hale will reprise his role from Toy Story 4 in the series. On June 25, 2019, Nielsen revealed that Carol Burnett, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Betty White will reprise their roles from Toy Story 4 as Chairol Burnett, Melephant Brooks, Carl Reineroceros, and Bitey White, respectively, during the series. According to Nielsen, the characters will have "considerable screen time" compared to their appearances in the film. During the D23 2019, it was revealed that John Ratzenberger will reprise his role as Hamm in the series. On October 30, 2019, Wallace Shawn and Kristen Schaal were revealed to be reprising their roles as Rex and Trixie, respectively.