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Billy Crystal spills details on Monsters University

Billy Crystal has dropped a few tantalising details about Pixar’s upcoming prequel Monsters University , hinting it involves elements of Revenge Of The Nerds .

Talking with Entertainment Weekly , the actor – who returns to voice one-eyed monster Mike – revealed that Mike and Sully are 17 and 18 in the prequel.

“They end up in the same fraternity where they have this scare competition – like Greek Games in college,” he says.

“They have to mobilise a group, sort of like Revenge Of The Nerds monsters, and get them ready to be scary.”

Not only that, but Mike “has a retainer”, Crystal says. Because of course he does.

After the release of the prequel’s gigglesome teaser trailer earlier this year, we’re more excited about the return of Mike, Sully and co than ever – and these new details make the prequel sound frankly awesome.

Josh Winning has worn a lot of hats over the years. Contributing Editor at Total Film, writer for SFX, and senior film writer at the Radio Times. Josh has also penned a novel about mysteries and monsters, is the co-host of a movie podcast, and has a library of pretty phenomenal stories from visiting some of the biggest TV and film sets in the world. He would also like you to know that he "lives for cat videos..." Don't we all, Josh. Don't we all.