Cars 2 Coming Soon To a Theatre Near You

disney pixar cars 2 logoI was so happy to hear that Disney Pixar was releasing a sequel to their hit movie, Cars.  Cars is hands down Z.E.N.’s all time favorite movie, I kind of like it too!

I know he will also love Cars 2 as well and we are both excited and just can’t wait to see it.  We usually wait for movies to come out on DVD, but I am seriously considering actually taking him to see this one at the theatre.

The one thing I’m not looking forward to is all the merchandising that will go along with the release.  I’m already seeing quite a few Cars 2 toys on store shelves and there’s is a video game in the works.  Nevertheless, although Z.E.N. has way too many cars in the house, I’m pretty sure, we’ll be adding a few more die cast cars to his collection.

Cars 2 Plot

In this 2nd installment of Cars, Lightning McQueen (played by Owen Wilson), along with his pit crew and new pit boss, Mater (played by Larry the Cable Guy), are in for an International adventure.  They head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix to see if Lightning McQueen can secure the title of the world’s fastest car.  This race takes place in five different countries.  The first race takes place in Tokyo.  Then it’s off to Germany, Italy, Paris and London, where they race past some of the world’s most famous landmarks, including “Big Bentley”.  Along the way, we are introduced to many new characters.   There is also a sub plot where Mater somehow gets caught up in an international espionage ring.  It sounds like it will be a lot of fun to watch..

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Movie posters released by Disney Pixar

So when is cars 2 coming out?  Cars 2 is currently scheduled to be released in theaters in the United States on June 24, 2011 and will be presented in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D in select theaters. Here is  a sneak peak for you.  Enjoy!

Disney Pixar Cars 2 Movie Trailer

Will you be going to see Cars 2?

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  • Just found you through your staycation post link-up. I have an almost 5 yr old that loves CARS too – so great about the BUY With Me deal that came out today – yes! don’t have to wait for the DVD, but will wait the necessary 2 wks to save some money!

    • I will edit my post to include the buy with me deal. It came out after I posted it.

Cars 2 Coming Soon To a Theatre Near You

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