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Pixar Planning 3D Re-Releases Of ‘The Incredibles’ And ‘Ratatouille’

Pixar Planning 3D Re-Releases Of 'The Incredibles' And 'Ratatouille'

Update: And in case you hadn’t heard, Disney revealed today that Brad Bird is working on “The Incredibles 2.”

The days of Pixar confidently releasing one beautiful and original animated film after another are long gone. Sequels which were once just the domain of the “Toy Story” franchise, have now spread to “Monsters Inc,” “Cars” and “Finding Nemo,” even while standalone pics like the recent “Brave” don’t quite capture the magic of earlier efforts. And it seems Pixar isn’t done yet morphing into a machine that seems more concerned these days about re-branding and exploiting their popular properties. 

At the 3D Creative Summit in London, Pixar’s director of 3D production Josh Hollander revealed that the company is planning three-dimensional re-releases of basically all their popular movies. “Right now we’re working on ‘The Incredibles,’ which is a lot of fun in 3D. I’m not sure what the release strategy for it will be,” he said, adding: “We have a version of ‘Ratatouille,’ which works really well in 3D and we’re trying to figure out exactly what the release strategy for that will be.”

And that’s not all.

Screen Daily adds in their report that “3D re-issues of ‘Toy Story‘ and ‘Toy Story 2‘ as well as ‘Finding Nemo’ and ‘Monsters Inc’ ” are also in the pipeline. And ironically, Hollander acknowledges that excessive use of the format is making audiences tire of putting on the glasses at all.

“I think that we as an industry may have lost some of our audience for 3D with releases that didn’t beg for the medium or didn’t warrant the medium or didn’t use the median in a nuanced and sophisticated and comfortable way,” said Hollander, who hopes that ticket buyers will once be optimistic for 3D, even as Pixar’s re-release plans seem to be the very thing audiences are weary of.

So, while you keep waiting for that “The Incredibles” sequel, will seeing it again in 3D be enough to tide you over?

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You should do a story about people selling fake copies of Ratatouille in 3D blu ray.
On Amazon Canada

Amazon UK

and other places I am sure



Seems like all of you are forgetting about The Good Dinosaur and Inside Out. Those are original Pixar movies that are both coming out in 2015. Pixar usually comes out with one movie a year so they are a bit behind but I'm still looking forward to those. I'm really looking forward to The Incredibles 2 and Finding Dory as the originals were great. I think one of the problems with Cars 2 was the change of directors. Joe Ranft was the director of Cars and after his death in 2005 brad Lewis took over as the director of Cars 2. There was also a change of directors between Monsters Inc. and Monsters University.


Re-releasing Ratatouille again??? I hope this time they can render him cutier this time. He is an ugly little rodent.


Re-Releases are along standing tradition at disney/pixar . Many of you never saw the original release of pinnochio or bambi or lady and the tramp but watched it when it came back to the theatres in the 80's . It makes sense for the company to reintroduce properties to the masses. chill they are still making original and sequels in addition to re releases


People here act like they wouldn't do the same for extra millions of dollars for less work


Honestly, Why would they waste their time and make 3-D remakes of already great films, when they could actually make even better sequels to these movies. I would really like to know what happened with The Moleman and Boo.


Maybe the 3D gimmick can squeeze a little more money from these movies.


Did you hear that?

That's the weeping hollows of Steve Jobs….over the "originality" of Pixar now…
Sad, and needless crap!

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