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MONSTERS UNIVERSITY details from Billy Crystal

Posted on August 23, 2012 at 11:25 am by David "Snackbar" Edmundson

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Billy Crystal recently sat down with Entertainment Weekly and revealed a little bit about the Monsters Inc. prequel, Monsters University. Last month Disney released the first trailer. It showcased Mike Wazowski (Crystal) and James “Sully” Sullivan (John Goodman) as they entered into the sacred rite of passage known as college. Here’s what Crystal told EW.

“[Mike and Sully] end up in the same fraternity where they have this scare competition — like Greek Games in college,” says Crystal. “They have to mobilize a group, sort of like Revenge of the Nerds-monsters, and get them ready to be scary.”

I like the Revenge of the Nerds comparison. Im looking forward to seeing some teenage monsters. Here’s the official synopsis.

Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn’t stand each other. Monsters University unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends.

I was a big fan of the original, and think it’s Pixar’s most underrated film. Monsters University opens June 21, 2013 and co-stars Steve Buscemi, Dave Foley, Julia Sweeney, Joel Murray, and Peter Sohn.

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    • Scott

      I really enjoy Monsters Inc. I think it's the most parent friendly of the Pixar films.

    • You had me at "Revenge of the Nerds". Especially fun since John Goodman is there to directly link the two films!

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