(LOS ANGELES) — The world premiere of the Disney-Pixar film Monsters University was held Monday night in Hollywood.
The prequel tells the story of how Mike and Sulley met as college roommates. Billy Crystal, who voices Mike, was thrilled to reunite with his Monsters, Inc. co-star John Goodman, a.k.a. Sulley, for the project.
Crystal remarked at the premiere, “We worked together and we improvise and we laughed and we get teary-eyed together. You know, there’s real emotional moments in this movie that are quite beautiful. And to really act with him is very special.”
Noah Johnston voices a younger version of Mike in Monsters University. It was a role that was more challenging than he anticipated.
“I thought you would do the voices as you see the movie, but when I did it, I didn’t actually get to see Mike. Yeah, it was pretty hard to actually get the voice without actually seeing the person,” he said.
Monsters University opens Friday.
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