Despite reasonable success in homeland theatres theaters and on shiny little discs, Monsters vs. Aliens has apparently underperformed internationally and, as a result, Jeffey Katzenberg has nixed any notion of a sequel. Nice to know that we’re being listened to, Mr. K. Or, at least, that our little foreign wallets are.
Katzenberg was speaking on a conference call with various ‘analysts’, who asked him why there’d be no more B.O.B or big tall Susan. Here’s his reply:
I’d like to tell you there’s a perfectly rational, clear and easy answer as to why not, but there isn’t. There was enough of a consensus from our distribution and marketing folks in certain parts of the world that we would be pushing a boulder up a hill.