Disney to release 4 films in 3D version

MUMBAI: Enthused by the runaway success of the 3D version of The Lion King, Disney has announced that it will re-release four of its classic animated films in 3D that will include two Pixar titles like Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc. and The Little Mermaid.

"Great stories and great characters are timeless, and at Disney we‘re fortunate to have a treasure trove of both," Walt Disney Studios president Alan Bergman has been quoted to have said.

The first film to released in the context will be Beauty and the Beast which will release on 13 January next year. It will be followed by Beauty and the Beast that releases on 14 September.

Whilr Pixar‘s Monsters, Inc will debut on 18 January 2013, six months before prequel Monsters University releases on 21 June. The Little Mermaid in 3D goes will release on 13 September the same year.

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