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- October 24, 2001
Star Wars 2 Teaser
Attached to Monsters, Inc.
The celebration from Disney and added income as a result of the teaser will be short lived, however, as Lucas apparently will include a full length theatrical trailer for Star Wars 2 attached to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone which opens two weeks after Monsters, Inc.
The teaser being attached to Monsters, Inc. is bad news for DreamWorks, which was hoping to keep some people at home on November 2 watching Shrek. DreamWorks deliberately planned the release of the Special Edition Shrek DVD and video on the exact same day as Monsters, Inc. release.
opens nationwide on Friday, November 2, 2001.
DVD Sales Set Record
The Phantom Menace
sales record could be challenged by Shrek, which comes out on November
Top Selling Animation
and FX DVDs
News Link of the
Day - Is Game Up for Toy Story?
"Buzz Lightyears trip to infinity and beyond could have come to an abrupt halt because of a row over the multibillion-dollar Toy Story film franchise.
The contractual dispute
threatens to damage the Hollywood partnership between Walt Disney and
Pixar Animation Studios..."
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