“I thought it would be a fun experience.
I think people love the characters,” said Peter O’Toole, who directed the film with Andrew Stanton and Emma Stone.
“I think the audiences have a really good appetite for these characters.
They are all great.”
The film, a Disney animated feature from Universal Pictures, will open in U..
S theaters March 9.
It is the first Disney animated film to hit the $100 million mark domestically.
It had been reported that the movie would take in about $90 million at the domestic box office.
It’s also the biggest debut of a Disney-produced film ever, as the company announced in December that it had surpassed $100 billion in sales.