Cars 3 Movie: The upcoming American computer-animated sports film Cars had earlier gained lots of appreciation for its previous installments released in 2006 and 2011 respectively. With the huge success rendering in, the creative team has decided to move ahead with Cars 3, the franchisee third installment where the storyline will be taken forward as a sequel to the last two films. Cars (2006) and Cars 2 (2011) gathered huge amount of acclamation across the globe as it turned out to be generating more than 1 billion USD from both the films. So, with so many positive notions on Disney’s latest movie kitbag, let’s delve into the details of Cars 3.
Both the entries of the CGI animated movie were helmed by John Lasseter but this time the third instalment has been directed by Brian Fee, therefore we can expect a lot of new additions to the plot line of Cars 3. The previous instalments were highly well received by all the movie fanatics and the expectation regarding Cars 3 is elevating with every passing day. The news of Owen Wilson lending his voice for Lightning McQueen’s character yet again excited the audiences on a larger extent and now they cannot wait for too long to witness Cars 3 on the silver screens.
Cars 3 Cast and Crew
Owen Wilson as Lightning McQueen: A legendary racing veteran who lives in Route 66's Radiator Springs. His partner and love interest Carrie is now Mother to Lightning’s child who has almost similar characteristics like Mater.
He has always believed in winning and the advantages of it and this time Lightning will be highly taken aback due to the new age cars that are much more evolved and are extremely energetic. One the other hand, Jackson Storm being a hard-hearted competitor is going to give a lot of insecurities to Lightning. Therefore, the way ahead of him is going to be quite rocky with innumerable obstacles.
Larry the Cable Guy as Mater: Lightning’s best friend who will help him build up confidence all over again after he fails to compete with new high-tech magnificent cars. And he is also fond of Tract Tippin at nights.
Armie Hammer as Jackson Storm: McQueen’s new racing rival in the upcoming Cars 3 Movie, born with a silver spoon whose sole motto is to defeat Lightning badly as he is the former champion of the renowned competition. His jaw-dropping outlook and tremendous speed is going to draw several attentions due to which Lightning will be seen brooding almost every time. Jackson Storm will be appearing in Cars 3 as the all new antagonist and his glimpses have already made the fans quite curious.
Cristela Alonzo as Cruz Ramirez: Cruz Ramirez is going to have an extremely pivotal part in Cars 3 as the female technician will be a great source behind dragging Lightning out of the insecurity which he faces. She will also help him do his utmost so that he gets back to the spot which he actually deserves. And her optimistic personality will do wonders for Lightning, being a younger coach of Lightning; Cruz will be a great driving force for him in the upcoming instalment.
Bonnie Hunt as Sally Carrera: Soul partner of Lightning, she continues to be an attorney in Route 66 thus taking care of her family and public.
Michael Wallis as Sheriff: He will continue playing the part of an obedient police guard where he will overview the area of Route 66 as well as Route 99(a new route added in Cars 3).
Paul Dooley as Sarge: He will be the same old Seargeant who helped Lightning to build up confidence in all the two parts along with being similar in the third installment. He is one of the prime characters in this extensive Cars 3 Cast.
- Director: Brian Fee, first time Pixar director, he earlier worked as a storyboard artist for both the films of Cars. He was pushed into filmmaking line by story whisperer John Lasseter.
- Producer: Kevin Reher, he is all set to produce the third franchisee again after the successful term with last two films.
- Screenplay: Robert L. Baird and Dan Gerson
- Music Composition: Randy Newman
- Production Banner: Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios
- Distribution: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Cars 3 Storyline/Plot
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game he will need the help of eager young female race technician Cruz Ramirez. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet, he will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage against his new rival, Jackson Storm. Born with a silver spoon, Storm is simply the most beloved and attracted youngster round the corner apart from being the best racer amongst the present generation. Giving unlikely tough time to Mc Queen will make the story more intriguing as well as remarkable.
Cars 3 First Look/Poster
The promotional campaign for the following movie was appreciated as it held a firm grip on traditional method of launching First Look of Cars 3. Till date not many posters have been launched but the protagonists first look launch was quite a unique work of appreciation. Listed here are the Cars 3 First Look and Posters.
- The first ever poster released by Disney Pixar was on November 29, 2016, where Lightning McQueen was seen all covered in Red draper sheet and just one side was exposed. It had wry smile giving fans a reason to ask for more.
- The second poster had the protagonist as well as the antagonist in one page. Lightning on racing tracks who is chasing Jackson Storm with all enthusiasm and passion on the D-day.
- The Walt Disney team held a press conference in NAIAS where they first time introduced Lightning McQueen in physical which was shared by Associated Press globally.
- A simple title introduction was made with two similar posters with Cars 3 imprinted on red colour background sheet.
Cars 3 Official Teaser/Trailer
The first teaser poster of 56 seconds went public through social media platform where McQueen’s new look was unveiled in a stylish manner. And right after that another trailer for Cars 3 was launched where the two central characters were seen racing against each other. The trailer received near about 1 million hits with lots of positive reactions. Another trailer was recently launched where McQueen was shown in a completely different and new look thus asking him to compete with reigning racer Jackson. It received amazing hits with massive number of positive reactions.
While the teaser of the film is equally intriguing as it depicts some of the glimpses of the racing platform and ends with a black backdrop which says: “From This Moment Everything Will Change.”
Cars 3 Promotions & Campaigns
The promotional event has been taken by various social networking platforms Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, Official Websites and so on. The first new look of McQueen in Cars 3 was launched in NAIAS wherein the other main characters Jackson, Mater as well as Cruz where their individual look was introduced through a social media platform. The teaser trailer which is a 1:39 seconds’ video shared in social platform received as many as 3 million hits simply showing the positive response from the audiences’ side.
The film launched a game adapted by Cars movie where children can download the game and make a customized car thus racing with each other on tracks. Disney Corp. even launched Cars themed furniture, books, playing rooms, interiors so as to attract kids which became an instant hit in the market.
Cars 3 Release Date
The first sports animated film franchisee Cars got released on 4th August, 2006, where under the budget of 120 million USD it generated whopping revenue of 404 million USD. After the super-successful venture of the first film, makers were all geared up to launch the second installment and they did the same. On 18th June, 2011, Cars 2 was released which was made with a budget of 200 million USD and accumulated as much as 543 million USD at a worldwide basis. Now, the production unit has worked diligently and is finally set to release Cars 3 which will hit the worldwide screen on June 16, 2017.
Cars 3 Rumors, Speculations, Revelations, Etc.
There are various speculations doing the rounds that McQueen won’t be the same again and even the film experts abide with it as McQueen is now veteran who will be trying hard to put up a good show against few years junior to him on racing track. With new tactics pouring in and new expertise, McQueen will learn new ways to win billion of hearts all over again. Moreover, it is believed that Mater will have very limited roles but building up the confidence along with Cruz will be his sole job, as he did it in the first franchisee.
Therefore, Cruz Ramirez is going to stand by Lightning in every hardship and she will play a major role in getting him in to the game yet again.
The new age cars with great speed are going to give a tough competition to Lightning due to which he will end up sulking most of the times. And the presence of the new antagonist would be the major reason behind Lightning’s gloominess. Jackson Storm, the ruthless and high end anthropomorphic car is going to take over Lightning by standing like a hindrance on Lightning’s way. His striking outlook and tremendous speed is something to look out for and quite a few reviewers state that Jackson sports a way spunkier look than Lightning. But the potency will sink in when both of them will have a major face off at one of the largest racing platforms called Piston Cup Racing where they’ll race against each other.
Apart from this, a new area apart from Route 66 will be introduced named as Route 99 where it will be having an entirely different storyline and background.
With new voice over artist working in Cars 3, other than the old ones, Cars might have a different track line along with new age racing strategies to deliver. Character of Hudson Hornet could not be included in the upcoming film as Paul Newman (voiceover artist of Doc Hudson) passed away few ear back. Another thing’s that is captivating for the movie is its Director. Brian Fee was a storyboard artist in the last two films but with creative director insist the production house let Fee direct Cars 3 with an entirely new plotline and extravagant perspective.
Cars 3 Post Production Stage
As of now, no promotion event is being held as on 10th January 2017 it released its teaser trailer and earlier it launched the poster. The advertising platform is planning on a fully fledged 3 minute long trailer as till date whatsoever motion poster, teaser promo or first look has been launched, it’s hardly of 60 to 70 seconds.
Produced under the banner of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation, Cars 3 has been made or created with immense care. The unit first foremost work was to introduce super-crazy brand new hybrid car which till now has not been launched in the market yet. The character played as Jackson is an ultra stylish black-purple looking racing car which given immense tension to its competitors when on tracks. Moreover, Car as Cruz is a new stylish looking hybrid car meant for racing but with low key features as compared to Jackson.McQueen was given an old look as he is in his mid-50s still preparing himself for the prestigious Piston Cup. Mater is the same old good buddy of McQueen with more grown up features wherein Sally remains the usual as she continues to be the attorney of Route 66. The production unit working day in and out on the characters have made the entire film look extravagant thus leaving millions of fans awestruck.
Cars 3 Movie Review
The highly acclaimed franchise is all set to release its third installment and with brilliance in nature, Disney Pixar will surely be leaving its magic wand in theatres across the globe. Made with a budget of around 300 million USD, Cars 3 will be hitting screens on June 16, 2017. Considerably brilliance in nature, the production team will be delivering an outstanding film which is worth watching for all ages and enjoy the 3D experience all over again being the first animated film of 2017.