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Disney+ has arrived, bringing with it an impressive library of content. One of its biggest calling cards so far is the new originals The Mandalorian. But we’ve got the details about another one on the way: Monsters at Work. Here’s what we know about this spin-off from Monsters, Inc. and Monsters University, both available on Disney+.
The series arrives on Disney+ in 2020, but no exact premiere date has been announced so far.
Monsters at Work is a spin-off of the Monsters, Inc. franchise and a sequel to the 2001 movie. The show takes place six months after the events in Monsters, Inc., with the monsters busy at work. The entire factory is harvesting laughs instead of scares, so fans will get to see Monstropolis in a new light.
John Goodman and Billy Crystal reprise their roles as James P. Sullivan and Mike Wazowski. You might know Goodman from Roseanne, The Big Lebowski or The Righteous Gemstones. Meanwhile, Crystal is famous for his roles in When Harry Met Sally, Analyze This and City Slickers.
The cast also includes John Ratzenberger, Jennifer Tilly, Bob Peterson, Ben Feldman and Henry Winkler, among others.
It’s Pixar, so our money is on yes. If you liked Monsters, Inc., there’s a good chance you’ll enjoy the series as well. And if you haven’t seen the original yet, make sure to give it a stream, because it’s a delight.
The movie earns a 96% score on Rotten Tomatoes, with critics calling it enchanting, hilarious and timeless. We’re pretty sure the series will follow suit, especially with Billy Crystal and John Goodman reprising their iconic roles. One thing you can bet on: the animation will be top-notch.
Monsters at Work is the second Disney animated series based on a Pixar property after Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, which aired back in 2000. Plus, Pixar already released a Toy Story 4 spin-off, Forky Asks a Question — a series of shorts, with episodes clocking in at about three minutes. Every episode follows Forky, voiced by Tony Hale, as he navigates his new life as a toy, asking important questions like “What is a friend?” and “What is money?”
This series too is an absolute hit, with critics calling it everything from a work of genius to the best Disney+ show.
If this doesn’t boost your confidence in Pixar’s ability to deliver quality content, nothing will. So until Monsters at Work finally arrives on Disney+, give the platform a try and see if the hype surrounding the Forky shorts is real.
Besides offering titles from the Disney back catalog, Disney+ also streams content from Pixar, Star Wars and Lucasfilm, National Geographic documentaries and shows, 20th Century Fox and Marvel movies and shows. New shows like High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and Lady and the Tramp were available at launch.
Subscribers can take advantage of a free seven-day trial to test out the platform, after which you’re charged $6.99 a month.
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