Race to Your Local Theater for Cars 3 and the Amazingly Adorable Animated Short LOU!

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It’s been over 10 years since Lightning McQueen first raced onto the Pixar scene and won our hearts (and the Piston Cup!) with the original Cars movie. Well, now ol’ #95 is back with the release of Disney’s Cars 3! On my recent Disney Blogger Press Trip (dubbed #Cars3Event), myself and two dozen bloggers got a whirlwind tour of all things Cars 3. There were loads of behind-the-scenes interviews, a tour of Pixar Studios and …

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The Cars 3 Director and Producers Pop the Hood on What Makes Lightning McQueen Tick

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Speed. It’s all I could think about as I sat in a room at Sonoma Raceway for the Cars 3 Press Junket. With the sound of shrieking tires filling the air in the background, I sat with a few dozen bloggers for the latest part of our epic #Cars3Event Disney Blog Trip. The latest pit stop was the official Cars 3 Press Junket. Seated comfortably at a table in the front of the room were Director Brian Fee, Producer Kevin …

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The Cars 3 Animation and Effects Teams Breathe Life into the Next Generation of Cars

It happens to the best of them. Michael Jordon. Tiger Woods. Mickey Mantle. Joe Montana. The superstars of yesteryear face the end of their careers, as the brash, young newcomers take centerstage. Why would we expect anything different from the star of Cars 3: Lightning McQueen? Harken back to the first Cars film, and you may remember a fairly cocky #95 not really caring to hear anyone else’s advice. He was young and a bit …

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The Cars 3 Writing Team Reveals the Story Behind the Story

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Story is King. That’s pretty much the mantra at Pixar Animation Studios, where they tell some amazing stories. From Toy Story to Finding Nemo, the Pixar team seems to flawlessly crank out success after success. But what really goes on behind those closed doors? How do these masterpieces make it to the Big Screen? That’s exactly what I got to find out on a recent #Cars3Event Blogging Trip to Pixar Studios, where we sat down …

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I Raced at Sonoma Raceway, Took the Cars 3 Pit Stop Challenge and Learned the History of NASCAR Racing

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You know your day’s going to be amazing when it starts out with your bus driving straight onto the race track at Sonoma Raceway. No, this wasn’t a dream. Nor a video game. It was one of the wildest (and longest!) days of my blogging life. It was surreal. It was competitive. It was pure adrenaline. It was…. early. Very very early. I’m so not a morning person. Not at all. So when I saw the itinerary …

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