For fans of the hit Pixar film Cars, today is your lucky day. Some new information on the sequel, Cars 2, has been released, including the first image and the official synopsis. It’s probably safe to say that most people are more interested in the new Toy Story short film that will play in front of Cars 2, nevertheless, Cars was a pretty big film so any new information on the sequel is good news.
The first image is posted above and the official plot synopsis is as follows.
Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in “Cars 2” when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret spy mission, Mater’s action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe, trailed by his friends and watched by the whole world. Adding to the fast-paced fun is a colorful new all-car cast that includes secret agents, menacing villains and international racing competitors.
To be honest, I haven’t seen Cars but it is a Pixar film and Pixar doesn’t make bad movies, so I’m assuming it’s a great film. I’ll probably check it out before the sequel hits theatres. We’ll be sure to keep you updated on anymore news regarding Cars 2.