Monsters Inc. 3D Release Moved to 2012
This coming holiday season is shaping up to be full of family-friendly animated features, as Disney’s 3D re-release of Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. will be debuting on Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012, instead of its original release date of January 18, 2013.
The original Monsters, Inc. which was directed by Pete Docter and David Silverman, was released back in 2001 and managed to gross $525.4M worldwide. The 3D version will be released as a way of supporting the upcoming prequel monsters University, which follows protagonists Mike and Scully when they met in college (sorry guys, there’s no Boo in this movie). Monsters University will be out on June 21, 2013.
Disney will also debut the 3D version of Finding Nemo on September 14, 2012. Other family-oriented animated movies scheduled for the holiday season are DreamWorks’ Rise of the Guardians (Nov 18) and Disney’s other CG holiday offerin Wreck-It-Ralph (Nov. 2)