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There are three brand new Disney Pixar “Cars Toons” Shorty Shorts now live on Disney.com and Cars.Disney.com. Dubbed “Shorty Shorts” because they are all only 90 seconds long or less, each spot offers an entertaining view into the world of Cars. Directed by Jeremy Lasky and produced by Mary Alice Drumm, Disney Pixar “Cars Toons” feature some of our favorite characters in new and surprising situations.
Head to Disney.com or Cars.Disney.com to check out all three videos, including:
“Hiccups” – When Lightning McQueen gets the hiccups, everyone in Radiator Springs thinks they have the cure.
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When Disney announced its animated film Planes, a spin-off sequel to the hit franchise Cars, Jon Cryer was originally tapped to lend his voice to the role of Dusty. Now, sources have announced that Dane Cook will replace Cryer in the role.
Klay Hall, the film’s director, said:
Dane Cook brings unmatched charisma and brilliant comedic timing and instincts to the character. He gives Dusty a great edge.
Dusty is the main character in Disney’s film, and he dreams of competing as an air racer. Unfortunately, he has a debilitating fear of heights that might prevent him from …
Disney has announced details about the fourth play set coming to Disney Infinity, the video game that features physical figures and virtual worlds akin to Activision’s Skylanders franchise.
In addition to Pirates of the Caribbean, Monsters Inc., and The Incredibles, Pixar’s Cars characters will have their own play set when the game launches. While the first three play sets will be sold in a starter pack for $74.99, the Cars play set will sell individually for $34.99. According to Disney, each play set will add about six to nine hours of gameplay.
When the Cars play set launches, players will enjoy the world, characters like Mater, …
Recently, Braid Paisley filmed a special performance at Disney California Adventure’s Cars Land which will appear on Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade on ABC December 25.
This wasn’t the first time the country superstar visited Radiator Springs, however. Not only did Paisley attend the grand opening of Cars Land in June, but he also recorded two songs for the original soundtrack for Disney/Pixar’s Cars. “Behind the Clouds” was one of the songs, which you will see during his performance when the televised parade airs later this month.
If you want to watch the parade, …
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Cars fans who will be in Disneyland this December may be in for a special treat, as John Lasseter himself and Chip Foose will be holding a special artist signing at Disney California Adventure in just a few weeks.
On December 8, Pixar fans can head to DCA’s Off the Page store for the artist signing with the head of Pixar Animation Studios himself, John Lasseter. Lasseter, who is both the Chief Creative Officer for Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios and Principal Creative Advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering, will be …
Disneyland Resort has announced plans to feature a Cars Land-inspired float in the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA next year.
The float will feature the stars of Cars in floral-themed glory, including Lighting McQueen, Sally, Luigi, and Guido. Additionally, floral displays of several areas within Disney’s California Adventure “Cars Land” will be integrated within the float, including Radiator Springs Racers and the Cozy Cone Motel.
One of the most exciting things about Disney’s float, however, will be the moving pieces that make the float come to life. There will be a …
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This month, Disney VoluntEARS in California donated their time at the Orange County CANstruction event, where they built a sculpture of Mater himself out of 5,700 cans donated by the Disneyland Resort. This is Disney’s fifth year participating in the event, and the group was rewarded with the “Juror’s Favorite” award.
The Orange County CANstruction event is an annual event benefitting the Orange County Food Bank. The event, which puts structures made entirely out of canned goods on display, takes place each September in conjunction with the Festival of Children at South …
With Halloween on the horizon, new themed Disney Gift Cards will launch to celebrate this spook-tacular holiday.
The new designs feature beloved Disney characters dressed up in their Halloween best, and it looks like they are all ready for trick-or-treating. In fact, Mickey and Minnie seem to have gotten a head start on the fun!
The “Mickey & Minnie – Halloween Fun” gift card features Minnie dressed as a bumblebee while Mickey dons a pirate costume. Meanwhile, the “Monster Cars Mash” gift card showcases a few of the popular characters from Cars …
Singer Sheryl Crow recently stopped by Disney California Adventure’s Cars Land with her sons Wyatt and Levi. The trio posed for a photograph, and you’d be hard pressed to tell which of them seems more excited about exploring Radiator Springs!
For those of you who are fans of the Cars film, you may remember that Crow performed the opening song “Real Gone” from the film, so I am sure walking through Cars Land was a real treat for Sheryl and her boys.
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Children at ten nonprofits in Southern California recently got a dose of Disney magic, thanks to a recent donation by the Disneyland Resort. This week, Disneyland donated thirty of their special Lightning McQueen Power Wheels to the local nonprofits, which include the Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange County Ronald McDonald House, and the Anaheim Family YMCA.
These special race cars are now bringing fun and excitement to children at the nonprofits each day. The special Power Wheels are equipped with race car sounds, phrases from Disney/Pixar’s Cars films, and even …