August 22, 2012
DeGeneres will again voice the role of Dory.The original film’s writer and director, Andrew Stanton, is set to return for a sequel based on his own original concept. Victoria Strouse is writing the script and Lindsey Collins is producing.
The 2003 release won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and was nominated for three others. With a total of $ 867.6 million worldwide, it was the second-highest grossing film of 2003. The movie will return to theaters as Finding Nemo 3D on September 14.
A 2016 release date is being projected for the sequel, says the trade.