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The ‘Incredibles’ are back to save the world: filmmaker Brad Bird on his return to the superhero world




MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 12:  Director Brad Bird attends 'Los Increibles 2' photocall at Westin Palace Hotel on June 12, 2018 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images for Disney )
MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 12: Director Brad Bird attends 'Los Increibles 2' photocall at Westin Palace Hotel on June 12, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images for Disney )
Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images for Disney

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After fourteen years of waiting, the “Incredibles” have returned with a sequel.

With evolved characters and relationships, “Incredibles 2” takes viewers on yet another mission to save the world. Writer/director Brad Bird first began his film career with the classic animated feature “The Iron Giant.” Since the release of “Incredibles” in 2004, Bird has worked on several movies, including “Ratatouille” and “Tomorrowland,” among others.

Now, he’s shifted his attention back to the superhero family, where the film is enjoying a record box office opening for an animated feature with ticket sales of more than $182 million in its first weekend.

Guest host John Horn speaks with filmmaker Brad Bird about the making of “Incredibles 2.”

Guest:

Brad Bird, director, screenwriter, and animator of many films including “Incredibles 2,” “Incredibles,” “Ratatouille” and more