Disney has announced that the Disney+ original series, Monsters at Work will premiere on the streaming service in 2020. The series is based on the Monster’s Inc. franchise with Billy Crystal and John Goodman returning as Mike and Sulley. Audiences will also be introduced to a handful of new characters voice by Ben Feldman, Kelly Marie Tran, Henry Winkler and many more.

What’s happening:

  • Billy Crystal and John Goodman will reprise their beloved roles as Mike and Sulley in Monsters At Work a new animated series for families set to premiere on Disney+ in 2020.
  • Produced by Disney Television Animation and inspired by the world of Disney and Pixar’s Academy Award-winning Monsters, Inc., the series picks up six months after the original movie’s story.
  • The Monsters, Inc. power plant is now harvesting the laughter of children to fuel the city of Monstropolis, thanks to Mike and Sulley’s discovery that laughter generates ten times more energy than screams.
  • Monsters At Work follows 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.
  • For more news about Disney+ and its upcoming series, visit our Disney Streaming Services page.

Monsters at Work stars:

  • Ben Feldman (Superstore)
  • Kelly Marie Tran (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) as Val Little, Tylor’s lifelong friend and confidante
  • Henry Winkler (Barry) as Fritz, the scatterbrained boss
  • Lucas Neff (Raising Hope) as Duncan, an opportunistic plumber
  • Alanna Ubach (Coco) as Cutter, the officious rule follower
  • Stephen Stanton (Star Wars Resistance) as Smitty and Needleman, the bumbling custodial team
  • Aisha Tyler (Archer) voices Tylor’s mom, Millie Tuskmon
  • In addition to Crystal and Goodman, returning cast members from the original movies include:
    • John Ratzenberger as Yeti and the new character, Bernard
    • Jennifer Tilly as Celia Mae
    • Bob Peterson as Roze, twin sister to his original Monsters, Inc. character, Roz.

Creative team:

  • Monsters at Work is produced by Disney Television Animation.
  • The series was developed and is executive produced by:
    • Bobs Gannaway (Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Planes: Fire & Rescue)
  • Producer:
    • Ferrell Barron (Planes: Fire & Rescue)
  • Directors:
    • Kat Good (Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero)
    • Rob Gibbs (Monsters, Inc.)

About Disney+:

  • The new streaming service from The Walt Disney Company is set to launch in late 2019.
  • Disney+ will be the ultimate streaming destination for movies and shows from:
    • Disney
    • Pixar
    • Marvel
    • Star Wars
    • National Geographic.
  • From The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney+ will offer ad-free programming including:
    • Original feature-length films
    • Documentaries
    • Live action and animated series
    • Short-form content
    • Access to Disney’s incredible library of film and television entertainment
  • The service will also be the exclusive streaming home for films released by The Walt Disney Studios in 2019 and beyond, including:
    • Captain Marvel
    • Avengers: Endgame
    • Toy Story 4
    • The Lion King
    • Aladdin
    • Star Wars Episode IX

About Disney Television Animation:

  • Disney Television Animation (DTVA), established in December 1984, is an industry leader in the creation of animated television for preschoolers, kids and tweens across Disney-branded channels and platforms.
  • The animation studio is home to hit television series including:
    • DuckTales
    • Phineas and Ferb
    • Gravity Falls
    • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
    • Sofia the First
    • Elena of Avalor
    • Mickey Mouse
 
 

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