Disney Bumps Up Monsters 3D Release

Disney has moved up the release of its 3D treatment of Monsters, Inc. to Dec. 19 (originally slated for Jan. 18, 2013) in order to hit the holiday theatre rush, according to Variety.

The prequel to Monsters, Inc., Monsters University, is scheduled for June 21, 2013.

Disney has seen relative success with 3D re-releases. Beauty and the Beast 3D, which hit theatres in January, brought in $47 million. The studio is also planning a 3D treatment of The Little Mermaid for Sept. 13, 2013.