As with all entries in the Toy Story saga, this summer's Forky-featuring sequel comes complete with an assortment of emotional moments.

Star Tom Hanks, who voices beloved toy cowboy Woody in the Pixar franchise, confirmed as much during an appearance on Ellen DeGeneres' show, Wednesday.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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"This is the end of the series and I had gotten some texts from Tim, Tim Allen, who plays Buzz Lightyear 'the astronaut,'" Hanks told DeGeneres, as seen in the clip below. "These texts would say, 'Have you recorded yet? Have you been in? Have you had a session yet?' And I said, no, not yet. [Then he texted] 'You haven't seen those last pages?'"

At the time, Hanks had not read the script's final moments, which apparently center on an overwhelmingly emotional moment of closure. "[He said] 'Wait till you see those last pages, tough one, tough one,'" Hanks recalled, confirming they were tough indeed. "He said it like that, and it was. The last few sessions were, we were saying goodbye to Woody and Buzz and Bonnie's room and Andy and everybody and it was emotional."

Hanks appeared in multiple segments on Wednesday's show, also including a bit in which he was told by a young astronaut enthusiast that Woody wasn't his favorite character. See the other clips below.

Earlier this week, Pixar gave us the final trailer for Toy Story 4, due June 21.