Disney and Pixar are working on new sequels — “Cars 3” and “The Incredibles 2” — to follow some of their popular films, Disney CEO Bob Iger said during a shareholders meeting on Tuesday.
The animated movies will be released in 2018 and 2019 respectively, according to movieweb.com
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“Cars” was released in 2006 and earned $461 million worldwide. It’s sequel “Cars 2” was released in 2011 and earned $560 million worldwide, according to website.
“The Incredibles” earned $631 million in 2004, according to Variety.
Director Brad Bird, who currently is working on the live action “Tomorrowland,” due out in May 2015, is writing the sequel for “The Incredibles,” according to Variety. Disney also plans to re-release “The Incredibles” in 3D.
Other Disney projects in the works include “Inside Out,” “The Good Dinosaur,” and the “Finding Nemo” sequel “Finding Dory.”
Also on Tuesday, Iger said that “Frozen” is close to surpassing “Toy Story 3” as the highest-grossing animated film of all time, according the The Hollywood Reporter
Reaction on Twitter to news of the sequels, while mixed, confirmed that fans have long awaited a sequel to “The Incredibles.”
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