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How the ‘Pete the Great’ movie came to be — with a sequel

PETE THE GREAT has been around for decades and is a household name.

But a sequel to his 2002 film that was supposed to be released in 2017 has been delayed, as Disney continues to fight the rights to the film.

The studio announced in a statement Monday that the movie will finally be released on December 9, 2021.

That means it won’t hit theaters until 2020 at the earliest.

A spokesperson for the studio did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The original film was made by the same team behind Disney’s “Frozen,” which won Best Animated Feature at the 2018 Oscars.

The sequel was a hit and earned a Best Picture Oscar nomination.

But the studio’s new deal with the “Pete” team to make a sequel has drawn criticism.

One fan tweeted: It will be a great movie, but this one is just a sequel of an old movie.

The fans backlash came after Disney announced last month that it was seeking to renegotiate the deal to make the movie a “sequel.”

Disney says it would only allow a film with a “significant” financial impact to be considered for a sequel.

The new deal was reached last month, but a date for a release date has yet to be set.

The movie’s production company, Legendary Entertainment, said it hopes to release the sequel by the end of 2021.