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Monsters, Inc. Animated Series ‘Monsters At Work’ – Familiar Voice Cast Revealed

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Posted by Joanna • April 9, 2019

We’ve known that a new Monsters, Inc. animated series has been in the works for a good while now, but today an official title and voice cast were revealed. The series, which is being developed for Disney’s upcoming video subscription service Disney+, will be called ‘Monsters At Work’, and will arrive in 2020.

‘Monsters At Work’ will take place just six months after the events of Monsters, IncMike and Sulley will have fully settled into their new roles as Jokesters on the Laugh Floor, and who knows how serious Mike and Celia’s relationship will have gotten?

The voice cast reveal is a wonderful surprise: fans of the movie will notice that a lot of the names are very familiar… Billy Crystal is returning as Mike Wazowski, John Goodman is reprising his role as Sulley, Mike’s partner Celia will still be voiced by original voice actor Jennifer Tilly, and old favourites John Ratzenberger and Bob Peterson will lend their voices to the Yeti and Roz respectively. In fact, Bob Peterson won’t only be voicing Roz – he’ll be voicing Roze too, Roz’s twin sister. (!!!)

‘Monsters At Work’ will introduce other new characters in addition to Roze. Get ready for a long list of great names and a star-studded cast:

Tylor Tuskmon, a young mechanic who dreams of working alongside Mike and Sulley on the Laugh Floor, will be voiced by Ben Feldman, and he’ll be joined by a whole host of other characters: Bernard (also voiced by John Ratzenberger), Val Little (voiced by Kelly Marie Tran), Fritz (voiced by Henry Winkler), Duncan (voiced by Lucas Neff), Cutter (voiced by Alanna Ubach), Smitty and Needleman (both voiced by Stephen Stanton) and Millie Tuskmon (voiced by Aisha Tyler).

A quick aside – Alanna Ubach has voiced a Pixar character before: Mama Imelda in Coco!

A lot of the newly revealed voice actors have been tweeting about their excitement, so it’s easy to tell ‘Monsters At Work’ has had a lot of heart put into it. We’ll be looking forward to teasers and sneak peeks of the look of the series, which will hopefully be coming our way in the next few months.

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Up Projection Website Now Live + TS3 Teaser Premiere Confirmed

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Posted by Martin • May 22, 2009

In the beginning of the month, we revealed the run-times of Up (1:36:06), Partly Cloudy (5:45) and The Princess and the Frog trailer (2:32) totaling up to a full program of 104 minutes.

Now we are proud to present to you the final, live Pixar Projection website for Up. If you are not familiar with it, Pixar updates this page each year for use of projectionists so that they can showcase the movie to the highest standards possible. Anyhow, some cool media is available on the site including a welcome video on the home page by Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera done at one of the sound mixing sessions. As usual, there’s a contest for projectionists only, so if you are one or you know one, let them know, they could win a trip to Pixar! On the site you can also see each reel and the technical specifications for optimum projection.

Speaking of tech. specs., that part of the page has a nice little tidbit. Remember what John Ratzenberger said about the Toy Story 3 teaser being attached to Up? His claim has now been confirmed with this passage in between all the tech talk: "The trailer for TOY STORY 3 is supplied as a single separate encode" That’s right, the trailer will be part of the program, but added separately and ONLY with digital screenings. It was thought that this clip would premiere in front of the 3D re-release of the two Toy Story films, but early reactions may have changed that! Now it seems the full theatrical TS3 trailer will be attached to that release.

Be sure to notify your theatre manager if anything you read about on the Perfect Projection site was missing when you see this film in one week days!

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John Ratzenberger wins Lifetime Achievement Award

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Posted by Martin • October 20, 2008

Briefly: John Ratzenberger was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award last Friday at the 2008 Ft. Lauderdale Film Festival. Pixar’s good luck charm has appeared in hit films such as Star Wars, played Cliff Clavin for 11 years on Cheers, danced on Dancing with the Stars, has his own show on the Travel Channel, Made in America, and even started his own charity, the Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs Foundation. He joked about his reccurence in Pixar’s features: "I don’t know how that happened. I think it was a clerical error. I think one day they’re going to say ‘Wait a second.. He’s been in all the movies!" Ratzenberger said it was "an honor and a pleasure" to recieve the award; he sure deserves it!

(via AHN)

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Toy Story 3 Gets A Taste Of Evil Bacon

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Posted by Thomas • June 24, 2008

MTV’s Shawn Adler also has some more information on Toy Story 3 for our pleasure. Adler chatted to John Ratzenberger who plays Hamm in the film. "Hammy is a villian in the beginning of the movie." said Ratzenberger. However Hamm does manage to redeem himself. 

Estelle Harris who plays Mrs Potato Head said she will also have a bigger role in the film. 
Read the full article here

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John Ratzenberger Turns 61

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Posted by Thomas • April 6, 2008

Long time Pixar collaborator and voice-actor-extraordinaire, John Ratzenberger, turns 61 today. He was born on April 6, 1947 and has lent his voice to a character in every Pixar film to date. He is considered the company’s lucky charm.

Happy Birthday John! 
Thanks to Euphreana for the heads up.

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Ratzenberger and Pizza Planet Truck To Appear In WALL•E

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Posted by Thomas • February 23, 2008

Andrew Stanton confirmed at WonderCon during the WALL•E session that long-time Pixar collaborator, John Raztenberger, will appear in WALL•E. Stanton says he will be playing a character called John. It has been speculated that Ratzenberger would not appear in the film due to the lack of speaking character roles.

The Pizza Planet Truck will also make it’s cameo appearance, and for fans to look for it in the first 20 minutes of the film. 

These two bits of information should please many Pixar fans around the globe, including myself.  

[via Slashfilm (WARNING: Spoilers)]

Related Posts: WALL•E At WonderCon

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Cars, Ratatouille & Short Film Collection Premiere Snaps

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Posted by Thomas • November 2, 2007

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The snapped shots at the premiere (unusual, I know) for the release of Cars on Blu-Ray and Ratatouille and the Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 1 on DVD and Blu-Ray.

In attendance where Brad Bird, John Lasseter, Brad Lewis, Patton Oswalt, John Ratzenberger, Cheech Marin, Brad Garrett and many, many more. Click here to see all the pictures.

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