Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) was a little monster, he has dreamed of becoming a Scarer—and he knows better than anyone that the best Scarers come from Monsters University (MU). But during his first semester at MU, Mike’s plans are derailed when he crosses paths with hotshot James P. Sullivan, “Sulley” (voice of John Goodman), a natural-born Scarer. The pair’s out-of-control competitive spirit gets them both kicked out of the University’s elite Scare Program. To make matters worse, they realize they will have to work together, along with an odd bunch of misfit monsters, if they ever hope to make things right.
Screaming with laughter and oozing with heart, Disney•Pixar’s “Monsters University” is directed by Dan Scanlon (“Cars,” “Mater and the Ghostlight,” “Tracy”), produced by Kori Rae (“Up,” “The Incredibles,” “Monsters, Inc.”) and features music from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and award-winning composer Randy Newman (“Monsters, Inc.,” “Toy Story 3”). The film opens in U.S. theaters on June 21, 2013, and will be shown in 3D in select theaters.
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.
Occasionally, we’ll hear stories about people who have done a shot for shot remake of their favorite movie, but most of those are live action flicks. Jonason Pauley decided to gone one further by taking an animated movie, and turn it into a live action feature. The movie in questions is Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story.