Get ready cowboys, cowgirls and space rangers. “Toy Story 4” has been one of the biggest rumors for years, with numerous stories written about why it will or will not happen, but there’s news: There will be a “Toy Story 4” and it will be directed by John Lasseter, Entertainment Weekly wrote Thursday.

Woody, Buzz and the rest of the gang will regroup for yet another sequel to the franchise that began in 1995. “John created Toy Story and directed the first two films, and it’s great to have him back directing one of our most valuable properties,” Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger said during quarterly earnings call for investors late Thursday afternoon.

The new film will not be in theaters until June 2017, so fans will need plenty of patience.

It was rumored in February 2013 that Pixar would release “Toy Story 4” with Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and Joan Cusack lending their voices to bring the characters back to life. “Disney announced that they are working on a new sequel to 'Toy Story,' which could be released in 2015. 'Toy Story 3' was a huge success, bringing in over a billion dollars at the box office, and the story will resume in the new movie,” a different news outlet said at time.

“Toy Story 3,” which was released in 2010, grossed more than $1 billion worldwide. Since the film’s success, the lovable characters have continued in television specials. A new spinoff, “Toy Story That Time Forgot,”  will air on Dec. 2, wrote.

Currently, the Internet Movie Database does not have any info for “Toy Story 4,” as the news appears to be breaking.

This is a developing story…

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