If you're a Disney fanatic (or you know, have a kiddo that is,) then you've probably seen Monsters Inc. The Disney/Pixar film introduced us to Mike, Sully and Boo and a world where monsters are just like us. Well now, we're getting a TV series based on the film, so get ready to laugh yourself into an electrical surge. And what's even better than just a Monsters Inc. show? The original cast from the movie is returning to voice the characters. Thank goodness. Because no one can be Mike Wazowski quite like Billy Crystal. And John Goodman is a real life Sully.
The show, which is going to premiere on Disney's new streaming service, Disney+. Pixar and Disney made the announcement this week. And the best part is, it's not a direct sequel of the show, but an inside look at what really happens behind the doors of Monsters Inc. That's right, we'll be right on the scare floor, alongside Mike, Sully, Randall and our favorite character Roz the receptionist. Plus, the show will be getting some new characters as well. And the show is appropriately called, Monsters At Work.
Monsters At Work picks up six months after the end of Monsters Inc. Now that they've discovered children's laughter is an even better source of energy than their cries. Sully and Mike are now in the comedy business, and they're not the only ones in Monstropolis who are working on their new standup routines.
According to the Disney press release, Mike and Sully are obviously apart of the show, but Monsters At Work follows a new character named Tylor Tuskmon (voiced by Ben Feldman) "an eager and talented young mechanic on the Monsters, Inc. Facilities Team (MIFT) who dreams of working his way up to the factory Laugh Floor to become a Jokester alongside his idols Mike and Sulley."
Other new characters include Tylor's best friend Val Little (Kelly Marie Tran) and his mom Millie Tuskmon (Aisha Tyler.) Returning characters also include Mike's girlfriend Celia (Jennifer Tilly) and Yeti (John Ratzenberger) who may or may not be working in the Monsters Inc. mail room. And for those of us who love Roz, she has a twin sister named Roze, who we get to meet (!!!)
Unfortunately, Monsters At Work doesn't arrive on Disney+ until 2020. So, we'll just have to watch the movie a million more times while we wait.