Sulley (John Goodman) & Mike (Billy Crystal) in Disney-Pixar's 'Monsters University'
There's a common theme amongst Pixar employees: Whenever they're talking about a Pixar film, they seem to be in a really good mood.
Director Dan Scanlon and producer Kori Rae certainly aren't exceptions to this theme. Or at least they weren't when we spoke with them recently about their new film, “Monsters University,” a prequel to the hugely popular "Monsters, Inc." (2001), which scares up memories of the best classic college comedies, only with a whole lot more monsters and whole lot less depravity.
In the Q&A below, Scanlon and Rae educate us on the four-year process of getting the film made, why you'll see some monstery mullets and popped collars, and what are their favorite classic college comedy tropes. And, of course, in typical Pixar style, they do so with a smile.
So, talk me through the whole thing; how did you get on board and where are we now?
Kori Rae: It all started probably a little over four years ago and the brain trust and Dan and a bunch of people got together to see ifRead More »from 'Monsters U' FYI: Here's Why Pixar Monsters Have Mullets