toy-story-of-terrorMichael Giacchino has been hired to score Disney/Pixar’s upcoming Halloween TV special Toy Story of Terror. The animated short is directed by Angus MacLane (Small Fry) and follows the Toy Story gang on a trip to a roadside motel. When one of the toys goes missing, the others find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events. The special features the voice talent from the Toy Story features, including Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles, Wallace Shawn, Timothy Dalton, Kristen Schaal and Carl Weathers. Galyn Susman (Hawaiian Vacation) is producing the project. Giacchino has previously scored the features The IncrediblesRatatouille, Up and Cars 2, as well as the shorts One Man Band, Lifted, Partly Cloudy, Day & Night and La luna for Pixar Animation Studios. Toy Story of Terror is set to premiere this October on ABC. For updates on the project, visit the network’s official website.

As previously reported, Giacchino’s other upcoming projects include Matt Reeves’ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the Wachowski’s Jupiter Ascending and Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland.