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Fans of Finding Nemo, rejoice!
Pixar has announced there will be a sequel to the beloved 2003 film and Andrew Stanton will be back to direct.
The Hollywood Reporter writes that Victoria Strouse will pen the script and Lindsey Collins will produce the sequel, which is gearing up for a 2016 release.
Stanton is coming off of a box office failure with John Carter, which he directed, and the studio took a $200 million hit.
According to The Hollywood Gossip, Finding Nemo 2 will be a safe bet for Disney, as they made $867 million at the box office when it was released. In September, it’s getting re-released in 3D.
Finding Nemo is the second highest grossing film for the studio, only comes behind Toy Story 3.
In animated film history, it comes in behind The Lion King, Shrek 2 and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs and Tory Story 3.
It hasn’t been announced of the actors who voiced the original characters such as Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres will return, but look out for some announcements in the near future.
Check out the 3D trailer for Finding Nemo below: