Lots-o makes a small cameo appearance in Up, the last Pixar film released before . Up was released one year before . Lotso is in the scene when Carl flies his house over an apartment building were he is laying against a wall in the little girl's room.
It's unclear what becomes of Lotso after , but he most likely remains strapped to the truck like the other garbage toys and is eventually thrown away.
|“||What, you want your mommy back? She never loved you. Don't be such a baby! Push 'em in; all of 'em! This is what happens when you dummies try to think! WE'RE ALL JUST TRASH, WAITING TO BE THROWN AWAY! THAT'S ALL A TOY IS! Hey, stop it. Put me down, you idiot. No, no, wait a minute. Big Baby wait!||„|
|~ Lotso before being thrown into the dumpster.|
Lotso is last seen tied up on the truck's front grill with a few other toys the same garbage man has collected earlier. Lotso panics as he wakes up to find himself in that predicament, but then one of those toys, a frog, advises Lotso to keep his mouth shut to prevent mud and insects from getting in, and Lotso does so right away, ending with the other toys laughing at him.
Lotso was seen on stage at the 2015 D23 expo promoting s upcoming sequel, . Whether or not he'll appear in the movie is currently a mystery as Pixar is currently making a stand-alone sequel to , rather than a continuation sequel. Plus Ned Beatty hasn't confirmed if he wants Lotso to return.