A lot of folks are dying to learn more info about Pixar’s upcoming prequel to Monsters, Inc., which is set to come out on June 21, 2013. Monsters University will focus on Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) and James “Sully” Sullivan (John Goodman)’s earlier years, when they met for the first time at college.
Now, thanks to an interview in Entertainment Weekly, we learn more about the movie from voice star Billy Crystal.
“They’re 17 and 18 years old in the script,” Crystal sasy. “My guy has a retainer, even. They end up in the same fraternity where they have this scare competition — like Greek Games in college. They have to mobilize a group, sort of like Revenge of the Nerds-monsters, and get them ready to be scary.”
The 3-D prequel is being directed by Dan Scanlon, who was a storyboard artist on Cars and co-director of the short Mater and the Ghostlight. In addition to Crystal and Goodman, it will feature the voices of Steve Buscemi, Dave Foley, Julia Sweeney, Joel Murray and Peter Sohn.