Hot on the heels of the unexpected success of The Lion King 3D which is approaching an additional 100 million at the domestic box, the Walt Disney Studios has announced limited theatrical re-releases for four of its classic films for the first time in 3D.
Beauty and the Beast – January 13, 2012
Disney•Pixar’s Finding Nemo – September 14, 2012
Disney•Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. – January 18, 2013 (Monsters University, a prequel to the original film, arrives in theaters in Disney Digital 3D on June 21, 2013)
The Little Mermaid – September 13, 2013
We can't help but wonder if this is more 3D than the market can handle. No doubt that we are excited to see these films on the big screen again! Just hoping that Disney isn't overdoing it just a bit with the huge number of 3D films.Great stories and great characters are timeless, and at Disney we’re fortunate to have a treasure trove of both,” said Alan Bergman, President, The Walt Disney Studios. “We’re thrilled to give audiences of all ages the chance to experience these beloved tales in an exciting new way with 3D – and in the case of younger generations, for the first time on the big screen.