“LAVA” Pictured: Uku. Inspired by the isolated beauty of tropical islands and the explosive allure of ocean volcanoes, ?LAVA? is a musical love story that takes place over millions of years. From Pixar Animation Studios, director James Ford Murphy and producer Andrea Warren, ?LAVA? opens in theaters on June 19, 2015, in front of ?Inside Out.? ?2014 Disney?Pixar. All Rights Reserved.