'Monsters, Inc.' set to return as 'Monsters University'
Tuesday 05 April 2011
A decade after the hit animated film
Monsters, Inc. was released, Disney-Pixar Studios has announced the long-awaited release of a sequel,
Monsters University, due in theaters June 21, 2013, and planned as a prequel.
The new film will revisit the blue beast Sulley, voiced by John Goodman (
The Big Lebowski), and the green eyeball on legs named Mike, voiced by Billy Crystal (
The first Monsters centered on Sulley and Mike, working in a factory that generated the city's power by scaring children. In this version, the two return as college students attending the University of Fear, and starting out as enemies who soon become friends.
Director Dan Scanlon will make his first animated feature debut. He previously directed the short film Mater and the Ghostlight worked in the art department on Cars.
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