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    Report: Pixar's John Lasseter defends CARS 2

    Pixar movies have a history of being massive commercial success stories. They seem to mint money, and CARS 2 was no different. The sequel to CARS pulled in $551 million in global box office receipts and vast riches await thanks to a DVD release date that coincides with the beginning of the ...

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    Video: Disney AppMates creates interactive iPad experience with Pixar's CARS

    Disney is looking to give younger children an excuse other than Angry Birds to play with their parents' Apple iPad. The company's new AppMates toys feature small Cars 2 characters with unique sensors inside them. Download a free application, place the toys on the screen, and kids can drive around ...

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    Peterson exhibits some real-life CARS 2 vehicles in Hollywood

    Peterson Automotive Museum CARS 2 exhibit – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We recently attended a screening of Disney's CARS 2 at the historic El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. The movie was both fun and entertaining. We particularly liked the racing scenes as the studio nailed the ...

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    Review: CARS 2

    Pixar Picks Our Obsession For A Rare Sequel I saw an advanced screening of CARS 2 last weekend with my friend Chris and his four-year-old son Noah. This was the little guy's first time seeing a movie in a theater, and his father told me it was all he could talk about in the days leading up to ...

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    Video: Cars 2 trailer remade in Lego Land

    If there's a cooler child's toy for adults than a box of Legos, we don't know what it is. To wit, it's possible to take a couple handfuls of Lego blocks and assemble a miniature car... or a couple hundred pounds of the bricks to make a full-size car. And since you're apparently someone who, like ...

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    Video: CARS 2 debuts new trailer, releases real character specs

    We've got a feeling that you've been dying to know exactly what Lightning McQueen is packing under his hood. Pixar has been kind enough to release specifications on some of the heavy hitters of the upcoming Cars 2, including our hero protagonist. As it turns out, McQueen boasts 750 horsepower ...

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    Brent Mustangburger joins the cast of CARS 2 [w/video]

    CARS 2 was already on our must-see list (for the kids, of course) even before we talked to director John Lasseter, and after that interview, we added a star next to the already-circled June 24 release date. But since we've still got a ways to go before the movie hits the big screen, we'll have ...

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    The Royals make an appearance in CARS 2

    The real Royal Family may be grabbing all the headlines today with the wedding of their Prince William to commoner Kate Middleton, but another Royal Family deserves some attention as well. We've learned that Pixar will be introducing a new Royal Family in CARS 2, set to open in theaters ...

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    Zen gardens, Kabuki and sumo wrestling represented in CARS 2

    Pixar's latest stop on the CARS 2 character roll-out tour is the country of Japan. The Land of the Rising Sun will no doubt provide the World Grand Prix with plenty of racers, but today we have some native vehicles to show you that do anything but compete on a track. One tends a Zen garden, one is ...

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    For the Love of Cars: An inside look at the making of CARS 2

    CARS 2 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Pixar CEO and Cars Director John Lasseter looks tired. For the last eight hours, he's been engaged in interviews and fielding inane questions from an assortment of entertainment, foreign and automotive press. But as soon as I ask about his ...

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    Racers from Germany and Spain announced for Pixar's CARS 2

    Pixar has released more goodies this week about its upcoming sequel, CARS 2, due to hit theaters in the U.S. on June 24. What we have for you today are the cars representing Germany and Spain in the movie's championship race, the World Grand Prix. First up is Max Schnell, who not only ...

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    Video: Disney releases new scene from CARS 2

    We can't hide the fact that we're pretty excited for Cars 2 to hit theaters June 24th, even if the extensive marketing efforts leading up to the premiere are a bit over the top. Over the weekend at WonderCon, movie promoters gave some very interested fans a sneak peak at what it's like to be ...

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    Pixar licenses Cars 2 AMC villains for a song thanks to Chrysler bankruptcy

    Earlier this week, we spent the day at Pixar to get a sneak peak at Cars 2. And before you ask, here's what you want to know: The sequel is an order of magnitude more awesome than the original and chief creative honcho John Lasseter drives a Mercedes-Benz SL65. So with that out of the ...

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    Lewis Hamilton and David Hobbscap confirmed for CARS 2

    The seemingly endless rollout of new characters appearing in Pixar's upcoming CARS 2 continues today with two new vehicles, one another Autoblog exclusive. That vehicle is none other than Lewis Hamilton, the only character we can think of so far whose name hasn't been changed for the film. The ...

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    NASCAR star Jeff Gorvette will compete in CARS 2

    Our onslaught of CARS 2 character debuts continues this week with an exclusive reveal just for Autoblog readers. Pixar is letting us announce that NASCAR racer Jeff Gordon will make an appearance in the film as Jeff Gorvette, an up-and-coming Chevrolet Corvette C6.R that's "turning hoods ...

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    CARS 2 introduces Rip Clutchgoneski from New Rearendia

    The latest character from Pixar's upcoming CARS 2 sequel is an open-wheel LMP-style racer (score one for commenters, we agree he looks more Le Mans than F1) from the former European colony of New Rearendia. Rip is the new republic's best hope of getting its name on the map, and he's managed to ...

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    Video: Cars 2 game gets own trailer

    Cars 2 is coming to theaters everywhere on June 24, and if we're honest, we're pretty stoked. The original Cars movie was, after all, a great flick with an all-car cast. And thanks to the popularity of the first Cars movie, Disney and Pixar plan to make a Mater-load of cash with this second ...

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    Video: Disney releases new Cars 2 trailer, pics

    Cars 2 goes international – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Disney has dropped the latest trailer for Cars 2, and along with the two-minute clip past the break, they've released a slew of new images that make a nice addition to our gallery of Cars 2 characters. In the second ...

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    CARS 2 cast adds a plane, a Reliant Robin and a Zundapp Janus

    New characters from Pixar's CARS 2 – Click above to view high-res
    The cast of characters for CARS 2, opening in theaters on June 24, continues to grow this week with three new additions... three very unlikely, odd and interesting additions. The first isn't a car at all, but a plane named ...

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    Exclusive: Meet Rod "Torque" Redline from CARS 2

    Rod "Torque" Redline from Pixar's CARS 2 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're pretty big fans of the Pixar film CARS and have been following closely the gestation of its sequel, CARS 2, due in theaters on June 24. To that end, we've already introduced you to a dozen brand new ...


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