Monsters University is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. Dan Scanlon is the director and Kori Rae is the producer. It will be the fourteenth film produced by Pixar and will be the prequel to 2001's Monsters, Inc. John Goodman reprises his role as James P. Sullivan, with Billy Crystal, Steve Buscemi, Frank Oz, and John Ratzenberger reprising their roles as Mike Wazowski, Randall Boggs, Jeff Fungus and the Abominable Snowman, respectively. Kelsey Grammer replaces James Coburn as the voice of Henry J. Waternoose III, due to Coburn's death in 2002. The film is currently scheduled to be released on June 21, 2013. Preceding the film will be a short film called The Blue Umbrella.