Squee! Were you one of us that got way too excited when news broke that The Lion King was going to be re-released in theaters? Were you excited to relive the magic in a theater and relive your childhood? Then you’re gonna love this! Disney announced today plans to re-release Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Monster’s Inc., and Finding Nemo. Find out when you can expect to see them in a theater near you!
DISNEY AND DISNEY•PIXAR FAVORITES POISED TO RETURN TO THEATERS IN 3D
‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Finding Nemo,’ ‘Monsters, Inc.’ and ‘The Little Mermaid’ Will Make 3D Theatrical Debut in 2012 and 2013
On the heels of the phenomenal success of The Lion King 3D – which will cross the $80 million mark at the domestic box office today – The Walt Disney Studios has announced limited theatrical engagements for four of its classic films for the first time in 3D. The following titles from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios will be released in 2012 and 2013:
· Beauty and the Beast – January 13, 2012
· Disney•Pixar’s Finding Nemo – September 14, 2012
· Disney•Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. – January 18, 2013 (Monsters University, a prequel to the original film, arrives in theaters in Disney Digital 3D on June 21, 2013)
· The Little Mermaid – September 13, 2013
I understand Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid..but Monster’s Inc? Finding Nemo will probably be a classic in a few more years but is it really ready for a re-release?