In 2017, when discussing the upcoming streaming service from Disney, CEO Bob Iger revealed that a new series based on the Monsters, Inc. franchise was in the works. Today it was revealed that not only was a new Monsters, Inc. series headed to Disney+, but the stars from the movies will be back to voice the main characters.
The series will be titled Monsters at Work and will be set six months after the original movie. Yes, Billy Crystal will be back to voice Michael “Mike” Wazowski, along with John Goodman once again voicing James P. “Sulley” Sullivan. They are not the only ones returning for their roles, Jennifer Tilly is back as Mike’s girlfriend Celia Mae, and Pixar good luck charm John Ratzenberger will again be lending his voice to the Yeti as well as a new character named Bernard. Mike might want to keep himself in line as Bob Peterson will be back to voice Roz‘s twin sister Roze.
Returning stars will not be the only ones showing up for the series. Ben Feldman will be playing a youngster who wants to be a jokester like Mike and Sulley, named Tylor Tuskmon. Kelly Marie Tran will be voicing Tylor’s pal and confidante Val Little; Henry Winkler is Fritz, the boss; Lucas Neff is Duncan the plumber; Alanna Ubach is the cautious Cutter; Stephen Stanton will play two roles as Smitty and Needleman both part of the custodial team; and Aisha Tyler will play Tylor’s mom Millie Tuskmon.
Monsters at Work will open its doors on Disney+ in 2020.