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Disney Announces 'Incredibles 2' and 'Cars 3' as Pixar's New Projects

March 19, 2014 (2:16 am) GMT
The Mouse House reveals Pixar's new animation films during a meeting with shareholders in Portland, Oregon.
Disney Announces 'Incredibles 2' and 'Cars 3' as Pixar's New Projects

A sequel to superhero animation flick "" and a third installment to family adventure film "" are officially in the works at Pixar. Disney's CEO Bob Iger announced the two projects at a shareholder meeting in Portland, Ore.

"Brad Bird is already working on a great story for a new Incredibles film," spilled Iger. Bird is the director of the first "Incredibles" film. He is currently finishing the Mouse House's live action "", starring , which is slated for a May 22, 2015 release.

The original "Incredibles" film was a commercial and critical success when it was released in 2004. Centering on a family of superhero, it went on to collect over $631 million worldwide and to pocket various coveted awards including two Oscars.

The first "Cars" movie, meanwhile, arrived in 2006. It spawned a theme park, a sequel "" in 2011, and a spin-off "" in 2013, which eventually became a franchise of its own with the second installment , "", due July 18 this year.

Other new Pixar projects include "" (June 19, 2015) which takes place inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl, "" (November 25, 2015) where human and the ancient animals co-exist, and "" follow-up, "", due June 17, 2016.

In addition, Disney plans to re-release 2007's "" and the original "Incredibles" in 3D.



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