Jodi Benson, voice of Ariel in the Little Mermaid franchise revealed to the IESB during an interview for the release of The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning that she is returning to the Toy Story franchise to voice Barbie. She also revealed that Ken would be featured in Toy Story 3 and would be voiced by Michael Keaton who has previously worked with Pixar, voicing Chick Hicks in CARS.

Toy Story 3 will be released on June 18, 2010.