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Billy Crystal and John Goodman Return in ‘Monsters at Work’ Season 2 Teaser

Inspired by the popular movie franchise, the series features the ‘Monsters, Inc.’ stars reprising their fan-favorite roles; new season kicks off April 5 with a special 2-episode premiere, coming to Disney+ in May.

Disney Branded Television has released a Season 2 teaser trailer for its Emmy Award-winning animated comedy Monsters at Work, inspired by the Disney and Pixar award-winning animated feature Monsters, Inc.

The new season kicks off with a special two-episode premiere on Friday, April 5 (8:00 p.m. EDT), on Disney Channel and Disney XD. Following the season premiere, airings move to Saturdays, with two new episodes launching on both channels each week beginning at 10:00 a.m. EDT, leading up to the series’ streaming debut on Disney+ on Sunday, May 5. 

The star-studded cast includes Billy Crystal and John Goodman, reprising their roles as franchise favorites Mike Wazowski and James P. “Sulley” Sullivan, respectively. Additional stars include Ben Feldman as Tylor Tuskmon, Mindy Kaling as Val Little, Henry Winkler as Fritz, Lucas Neff as Duncan, and Alanna Ubach as Cutter.

Season 2 guest stars reprising their roles from the Monsters, Inc. franchise include Aubrey Plaza as Claire Wheeler, Nathan Fillion as Johnny Worthington III, and Bobby Moynihan as Chet Alexander. Additional guest cast includes Jennifer Coolidge; Rhys Darby; Janelle James; Jenifer Lewis; Ali Wong; Bowen Yang; Paula Pell; Danny Pudi; Cody Rigsby; Jimmy Tatro; Danny Trejo; Joe Lo Truglio; and Alan Tudyk.

In the new season, Tylor’s journey as a Jokester and his friendship with Val face the ultimate test when new doors of opportunity unexpectedly open at rival energy company, FearCo. Tylor’s co-workers at Monsters Inc. begin to question his loyalty. As his Laugh Floor partnership with Val is pushed to the brink, Tylor must discover where he really belongs.

From Disney Branded Television and produced by Disney Television Animation, Monsters at Work Season 2 is executive produced by Emmy Award winner Kevin Deters. Melissa Kurtz serves as producer, Stevie Wermers is supervising director, Colleen Evanson is story editor, and Dominic Lewis is the series composer.

Brand extensions for the series include a multiple-single soundtrack with two original songs from Walt Disney Records.

Source: Disney Branded Television

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is news editor at Animation World Network.