‘Monsters University’ Fun Facts Part Two

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Walt Disney Studios and Pixar Animation Studios have provided us with even more fun facts from their upcoming prequel, Monsters University, which you can read below.

Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) was a little monster, he has dreamed of becoming a Scarer — and he knows better than anyone that the best Scarers come from Monsters University. But during his first semester at MU, Mike’s plans are derailed when he crosses paths with hotshot James P. Sullivan, ‘Sulley’ (voice of John Goodman), a natural-born Scarer. The pair’s out-of-control competitive spirit gets them both kicked out of the University’s elite Scare Program. To make matters worse, they realize they will have to work together, along with an odd bunch of misfit monsters, if they ever hope to make things right.

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LISTEN: ‘Roar’ From ‘Monsters University’ by Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia

'Monsters University' RoarAs we have reported previously, starting June 4, you can purchase the ‘Roar’ digital EP which features the title track from Monsters University along with remixes by MC Yogi and Style of Eye.

Today we get our first listen of the track courtesy, which you will find embedded below.

The ‘Roar’ track along with its remixes will be available for digital download on June 4 according to the listing, while the film’s soundtrack will be available June 18, just a few days prior to the film’s theatrical release on June 21.

 

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‘Monsters University’ NASCAR Experience by Lowe’s at Dover This Weekend

Lowe's NASCAR #48 with 'Monsters University' Paint SchemeIt’s been a monstrous year for NASCAR racer Jimmie Johnson who will be heading to Delaware this weekend after recently helping distribute supplies to victims of the Oklahoma tornadoes. Johnson will be racing to break records at the Sprint Cup’s Dover International Speedway, aka ‘The Monster Mile.’ When it comes to the Sprint Cup, the future NASCAR Hall of Famer has at least tied, if not holds all the records at all seven tracks and this weekend could make Johnson Dover’s winningest driver yet.

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‘Monsters University’ Clip – ‘ROR Material’

'Monsters University' Character PosterIn this newly released clip, courtesy of Walt Disney Studios New Zealand, Sulley finds himself being wooed by Monsters University fraternity Roar Omega Roar (ROR) president Johnny Worthington. We also learn that Sulley may have a bit of a legacy at the school himself.

Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) was a little monster, he has dreamed of becoming a Scarer — and he knows better than anyone that the best Scarers come from Monsters University. But during his first semester at MU, Mike’s plans are derailed when he crosses paths with hotshot James P. Sullivan, ‘Sulley’ (voice of John Goodman), a natural-born Scarer. The pair’s out-of-control competitive spirit gets them both kicked out of the University’s elite Scare Program. To make matters worse, they realize they will have to work together, along with an odd bunch of misfit monsters, if they ever hope to make things right.

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Disney Sets Dates for Animated Films Through 2018

According to Exhibitor Relations, Disney has announced several dates through 2018 for a slate of untitled animated features from both Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios. The dates are as follows:

Walt Disney Animation Studios: 3/4/16, 11/23/16, 3/9/18, 11/21/18.

Pixar Animation Studios: 6/17/16, 6/16/17, 11/22/17, 6/15/18.

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‘Monsters University’ Clip – ‘First Contact’

'Monsters University' Character PosterIn this newly released clip, courtesy of Walt Disney Studios New Zealand, Mike Wazowski and James P. ‘Sulley’ Sullivan formally introduce themselves inside Mike’s dorm at Monsters University. The occasion for which is Sulley’s attempt to re-seize control of Archie, the scare pig mascot of FearTech. It’s then that the two discover that they have very different approaches to the art of scaring.

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‘Toy Story: Story Theater’ Film Festival Contest Offers D23 Expo Vacation Prize

Toy Story: Story TheaterHey Howdy Hey! Disney Education is calling on children (aged 3-12) from the US to come up with their best original story featuring Sheriff Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the Toy Story pals and produce it with the Toy Story: Story Theater app ($2.99) for the chance to send their family to this year’s Disney D23 Expo, being held right near the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA.

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‘Monsters University’ Soundtrack to Feature Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia (Updated)

'Monsters University' SoundtrackAmazon.com has listed begun listing the track list for the soundtrack to Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University.

Primarily featuring the music of composer Randy Newman, the soundtrack also features an appearance by Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia. It will be available to own on June 18, 2013 and is now available for pre-order.

The track list is as follows:
1. Main Title
2. Young Michael
3. First Day at MU
4. Dean Hardscrabble
5. Sulley
6. Scare Pig
7. Wasted Potential
8. Oozma Kappa
9. Stinging Glow Urchin
10. Field Trip
11. Rise and Shine
12. The Library
13. Roar (Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia)
14. The Scare Games
15. Did You Do This?
16. Human World
17. The Big Scare
18. Goodbyes
19. Mike and Sulley
20. Monsters University

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‘Monsters University’s’ ‘Roar’ to Get Remix Treatment by MC Yogi, Style of Eye

'Monsters University' RoarAs we reported earlier, the Monsters University soundtrack, composed by Randy Newman, will also feature one track titled ‘Roar’ by Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia.

Today, via an Amazon.com listing, we have learned that ‘Roar’ will be getting its own digital EP which will feature remixes by MC Yogi and Style of Eye.

The ‘Roar’ track along with its remixes will be available for digital download on June 4 according to the listing, while the film’s soundtrack will be available June 18, just a few days prior to the film’s theatrical release on June 21.

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Merida Royal Coronation Event at Magic Kingdom

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Hundreds of fans gathered early this morning at the Magic Kingdom theme park in Walt Disney World to celebrate the induction of Princess Merida from Disney/Pixar’s Brave into the Disney Princess Royal Court. An honor bestowed to just ten before her, Merida arrived at Cinderella Castle in style atop her faithful steed Angus before receiving the crown from none other than her own mother, Queen Elinor, who made an exceptionally rare appearance. The pair were joined by the other members of the Disney Princess Royal Court along with emcee U.S. Gymnastics 2-time Olympic champion, Gabby Douglas, who was joined on stage by her own mother, Natalie Hawkins.

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