'Toy Story'Longtime friend of Henry Selick, Brad Bird was on hand tonight at the Portland premiere of "Coraline", treating MTV News to updates on his first live-action feature, "1906” and updating us on the status of "Toy Story 3."

"The best way to sum up ["1906”]," says Bird, "would be that it's a romantic, epic, mystery with lots of action in it, based around events leading up to and through the earthquake in San Francisco in 1906."

The basest level of pre-production has already begun as Bird is looking for places to shoot while trying to put finishing touches on the script.

"It's really a hard script to write. Mostly because there are so many things going on in that place in that particular period of time. Any time you're going toward something, you're going away from five other cool things... We'll see if they have the courage to make it. We're proceeding as if." Read More...

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