The New Disney Pixar Film Toy Story 3 Opens in Theaters June 18 in Disney Digital 3D and IMAX

Aleks Syntek and Danna Paola, and the Gipsy Kings Participate in the Most Anticipated Film of the Summer, Toy Story 3!

On June 18, Toy Story 3 will make children and adults dance to two completely different rhythms. Aleks Syntek and Danna Paola recorded the pop version of the song Yo Soy Tu Amigo Fiel for Latin America; The Gipsy Kings gave a touch of flamenco to Hay Un Amigo En Mi for the United States.

Jun 11, 2010, 16:51 ET from Walt Disney Records

MEXICO CITY, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The singer/composer Aleks Syntek and actress/singer Danna Paola collaborated on the video of the song Yo Soy Tu Amigo Fiel. This new version for Latin America aired on radio on May 24 and will be available on iTunes Latino on June 15.

Danna Paola, better known as "Patito" for her role in the soap opera Atrevete a Sonar (which premiered with great success on Univision last April) is very enthused about her role in one of the most anticipated movies of the summer. "I am certain people will like the song and that it will be a success" said the singer.

Similarly, the famous group The Gipsy Kings, who have a long musical history, are happy and excited for the opportunity which Disney Pixar gave them in being responsible for the version of Hay Un Amigo En Mi which will be released in the United States. The song is played with a flamenco rhythm theme, and was recorded by the band in the Abbey Road Studios in London. "It was a surprise and an honor for us to become involved in this film which the world has been awaiting for the past 10 years," said the successful group. This version will be included in the album Toy Story Favorites on sale June 15.

With new rhythms, new friends and more Latinos than ever, the creators of the Toy Story films now reopen the toy box to bring movie goers back to the delightful world of Woody, Buzz and the troop of toys in Toy Story 3. This time, Andy is ready to go to college: Now Buzz, Woody and the rest of Andy's faithful toys are worried about their uncertain future.

Directed by Lee Unkrich (co-director of Toy Story 2 and Finding Nemo), Toy Story 3 is a new adventure in fun, presented in Disney Digital 3D and IMAX® 3D™, which finds the toys in a room filled with young children eager to get their sticky fingers on their "new" toys. There is a major effort as the toys try to stay together and ensure that "no toy is left behind." Meanwhile, Barbie comes face to face with Ken (yes, that Ken!).

The producer of the film is Darla K. Anderson (Cars, Monsters, Inc.); and Michael Arndt, the writer who received the Academy Award® for Little Miss Sunshine, brings his unique talent and his sensitivity for comedy to the film.

In conjunction with the film's opening on June 18, Toy Story 3: The Videogame from Disney Interactive Studios will be released on June 15. It will include content and game modes exclusive to the PlayStation 3 (PS3™). Players will assume the role of Emperor Zurg, one of the most celebrated villains of the Disney Pixar Toy Story franchise. Moreover, Toy Story 3: The Videogame will be one of the first games compatible with the control of movements of PlayStation® Move.

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Toy Story Franchise information

With its launch in 1995, Toy Story set a precedent in the industry as the first feature film created entirely in CG animation. In 1999, Toy Story 2 was hailed by critics and won a Golden Globe® for Best Animated Film, Musical or Comedy. Currently, Toy Story is a successful global franchise with 878 million dollars in ticket sales and $8 billion in sales of related products. In 2010 The Walt Disney Company supports this franchise on all major platforms through films, consumer products, theatrical productions, attractions in the parks, music, a web site www.disneylatino.com, home entertainment (including the March launch of Toy Story and Toy Story 2 Disney Blu-ray), games (including Toy Story Mania! for Wii™) the June release of Toy Story 3: GAME, and books with more than 150 new titles.

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