Almost exactly nine years after the hugely successful Pixar film Monsters, Inc. hit theaters, a second installment is slated for release on November 16, 2012, chairman of Walt Disney Studios Rich Ross has announced.
"Monsters, Inc.," directed by Pete Docter, was released in November 2001.The score was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score and the song "If I Didn't Have You" won the Academy Award for Best Original Song.
The computer-animated film and the fourth feature-length film produced by Pixar Animation Studios, is the tale of the inhabitants of Monstropolis and their business of producing screams from unsuspecting children. Monsters proved to be box office gold for Disney, garnering a worldwide gross of $525 million.
Box Office Mojo reports that the Disney/Pixar title will also be returning in 3D.
Source: Hollywood Reporter