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Remember that Finding Nemo post a week ago or so??

Posted by on Apr. 2, 2013 at 3:37 PM
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Pixar is finally taking us back to the sea.

Disney announced on Tuesday that its follow-up to 2003's Oscar-winning splash hit "Finding Nemo" will be titled "Finding Dory," and will focus on the loveable, little blue tang fish voiced by Ellen DeGeneres. The movie, which will be directed by original "Nemo" co-director Andrew Stanton, will hit theaters on Nov. 25, 2015.

"I have waited for this day for a long, long, long, long, long, long time," DeGeneres said in a release. "I'm not mad it took this long. I know the people at Pixar were busy creating "Toy Story 16." But the time they took was worth it. The script is fantastic. And it has everything I loved about the first one: It's got a lot of heart, it's really funny, and the best part is -- it's got a lot more Dory."


"Finding Dory" will apparently take place about a year after the events of "Nemo." Characters including Marlin, Nemo and the "Tank Gang" will all be back, though Pixar didn't specify whether actors including Albert Brooks and Willem Dafoe will return to voice them.

They did, however, say that the story will be partially set along the California coastline, and will feature several new characters -- "including a few who will prove to be a very important part of Dory's life."

"Finding Nemo" reportedly earned $380,843,261 at the domestic box office and an additional $540,900,000 at the international box office for a total worldwide gross of $921,743,261. That's pretty impressive for a movie about some little fishes that had a production budget of $94 mm. It also won the 2003 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

The film is the latest in Pixar's plethora of sequels, including three "Toy Story" films and two "Cars" installments, and a prequel to "Monsters Inc.," titled "Monsters University," to be released this summer.

That's all dandy, but DeGeneres may have had a point -- a little more Dory, a lot sooner, would have likely gone over just swimmingly with "Nemo" fans.

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I am pretty darn excited for being an adult! Are you looking forward to it?
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Rain2Rinse
by Gold Member on Apr. 2, 2013 at 3:38 PM
Not particularly. I'm sure dd will be thrilled.
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mlg1989
by ZombieMegg on Apr. 2, 2013 at 3:38 PM
bump!
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Kmakksmom
by Stefanie on Apr. 2, 2013 at 3:40 PM
We are all going to love this :)
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Toxic.Stardust
by on Apr. 2, 2013 at 3:41 PM
So excited :)
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Apr. 2, 2013 at 3:41 PM
Yay!
HaleyCovington
by Gold Member on Apr. 2, 2013 at 3:43 PM
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Exciting but it's still like 2 years away. That seems a bit crazy for them to be announcing it so early.
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BrighteyedAsh
by Ashley on Apr. 2, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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We have 2 copies of Finding Nemo. (Accidentally of course) Of course we'll be excited!)
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mlg1989
by ZombieMegg on Apr. 2, 2013 at 3:46 PM
LOL get one and then get the other for a present?


Quoting BrighteyedAsh:

We have 2 copies of Finding Nemo. (Accidentally of course) Of course we'll be excited!)

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mlg1989
by ZombieMegg on Apr. 2, 2013 at 3:48 PM
Why not? They announced all the Toy Story and Cars that early! Just like "Planes", they announced that last year! And it doesnt come out til August!


Quoting HaleyCovington:

Exciting but it's still like 2 years away. That seems a bit crazy for them to be announcing it so early.

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BrighteyedAsh
by Ashley on Apr. 2, 2013 at 3:50 PM
Exactly! We kept both in the end.

Quoting mlg1989:

LOL get one and then get the other for a present?




Quoting BrighteyedAsh:

We have 2 copies of Finding Nemo. (Accidentally of course) Of course we'll be excited!)

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