Two decades after the wonderfully zippy, goofy “Monsters, Inc.
” was released in theaters, Pixar
is bringing back Mike Wazowski
and James P. “Sulley” Sullivan for another adventure. The upcoming television series “Monsters at Work
,” which premieres July 7 on Disney Plus, picks up where “Monsters
, Inc.” left off, with CEO Henry J. Waternoose headed for the slammer, children deemed non-toxic, and laugh energy replacing the suddenly outmoded scream energy.
In reviving the beloved characters, voiced by Billy Crystal
and John Goodman
, showrunner Bobs Gannaway looked to expand the existing world with a new set of characters, among them Tylor Tuskmon (Ben Feldman
), Val Little
) and Fritz (Henry Winkler
). Tylor joins the company right out of Monsters University expecting to start work as a scarer, only to find out that the legendary energy company is scrambling to re-strategize. He’s instead assigned to Mift, the Monsters Inc. Facilities Team, an