Talk of a sequel has been circling for years, with Brad Bird reiterating as recently as last year that it’s still something he thinks about. So whilst we eagerly await more news on that front – because I think Bird would only want to do The Incredibles 2 if he knew it would be every bit as amazing as the original – we can all look forward to seeing the studio rework the third dimension into the film.
Whilst speaking at the 3D Creative Summit here in London, Pixar’s director of 3D production Josh Hollander revealed that the studio in the process of working on a 3D version of the animated blockbuster, released back in 2004:
“Right now we’re working on The Incredibles, which is a lot of fun in 3D. I’m not sure what the release strategy for it will be.
“It’s been an interesting challenge to work on technology because – while the film was released 10 years ago – the technology is even older as it took four years to make.”
Pixar’s Bob Whitehill told us a few years ago that the studio are working on a re-release for Ratatouille in 3D, and Hollander also reveals here that they now have what sounds like a finished cut of the film in 3D, and notes that they’re still trying to decide on when to release it:
“We have a version of Ratatouille, which works really well in 3D and we’re trying to figure out exactly what the release strategy for that will be.”
The two movies would follow on from Pixar’s other 3D re-releases over the years, sitting nicely alongside Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Finding Nemo, and Monsters, Inc.
Hollander’s comments suggest that the 3D re-releases might still be slightly a ways off, with Ratatouille likely to arrive back in cinemas before The Incredibles, but both films should certainly be worth the wait to see them on the big screen once more.
Source: via Screen Daily.