When I first heard there was going to be a sequel to Monsters, Inc. I was worried, but the more promotional materials I see coming out of the House of Mouse, the more encouraged I become. The studio has released a new trailer, that you can check out, after the jump.
Disney•Pixar’s “Monsters University” welcomes some of Hollywood’s top stars to its roster of voice talent for this summer’s frighteningly funny comedy adventure, opening in U.S. theaters on June 21, 2013. Joining Billy Crystal and John Goodman are Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina, Dave Foley, Sean P. Hayes, Joel Murray, Peter Sohn, Charlie Day, Nathan Fillion, Bobby Moynihan, Julia Sweeney, Aubrey Plaza, Tyler Labine, John Krasinski, Bonnie Hunt, Beth Behrs and John Ratzenberger. Also revealed this week were the story and screenplay credits. Directed by Dan Scanlon, “Monsters University” features a story and screenplay by Daniel Gerson & Robert L. Baird (“Monsters, Inc.”) and Scanlon.
Disney and Pixar announced yesterday that in 2015 we will see the return on the much loved character Dory in her own feature film. Take the jump to read the full announcement.
If there is a chance to promote Monsters University, Disney is going to jump on it, and with the NCAA March Madness ranking out, we now know how MU reacted to the news.
Monsters University is the pre-quel to Pixar’s 2001 Monsters Inc. and the animation king has released a new poster for the film.
We’ve already seen a teaser for the upcoming Disney Pixar animated short, The Blue Umbrella. This morning, we found the poster sitting in our inbox, that continues to push my interest in the film.
I’m sure you’ve already seen Walt Disney Animation Studio’s Ocar-nominated short, Paperman, as it has been all over the Intardwebz over the last couple of weeks. Considering today is Valentine’s day, this romance tale is worth checking out again.
As Stephen and I sat and waited to start recording the latest Major Spoilers Podcast an amazing event happened: Phil Postma’s Blogspot page came up on Stephen’s screen. Once that happened it was 15 minutes before either us did anything else besides scrolling through his creations. After the jump is Postma’s Star Wars/Pixar mashups.
Movie poster are works of art, worthy of museums in some cases. Today we are highlighting Robert McGinnis who did a poster for the 2004 Incredibles that has never shown until director Brad Bird recently put it out for the world to see.
When Monsters University arrives in June, audiences will be treated to a new Pixar short film. The Blue Umbrella will be Pixar’s first attempt to make a photo-realistic film, something that is incredibly hard to do without running into the uncanny valley. That being said, the first sneak peek that appeared at the Wall Street Journal, gives me hope that new director Saschka Unseld knows what is going on.
During the Rose Bowl yesterday a commercial aired that may have piqued the interest of prospective college students, until multi-colored, multi-limbed students started appearing on screen that is. Monsters University has cleaver promo for you to see just after the jump.