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[26 Nov 2018 | No Comment | ]
More Details Announced for Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy is slated to open in the spring of 2019 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and we have more details about this new attraction.
Guests will take on the role of “rookie racers” and once they arrive inside the theater they’ll be face to face with Lightning McQueen.
Everyone – including McQueen – will be “enveloped by a giant, wraparound screen that is nearly two stories tall and stretches more than 200 feet from end to end.”
Lightning McQueen wants to show everyone all that he’s learned over the years, but …

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[30 Jun 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy Show to Open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

A new show starring Lightning McQueen is set to open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in early 2019.
In the new show, Cars star Lightning McQueen will bring the world of Cars to guests with some help from Mater and Cruz Ramirez.
Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy will be located near Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster at the Studios and guests will come face-to-face with McQueen.
In the show, McQueen wants to teach the up-and-coming rookies (the guests) what he’s learned over the years…but things might not go as planned.
Stay tuned for more details!
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[2 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘Cars 3’ Races into Theaters in June 2017

Lightning McQueen and friends are racing back to the big screen in Cars 3, which is slated for release in June 2017.
The latest installment in the franchise will introduce a new character, Cruz Ramirez, a young Hispanic female race car in a vibrant shade of yellow.
In the film Lightning McQueen is one of the oldest race cars in the circuit and Cruz Ramirez is trying to figure out how to teach the old car some new tricks.
A new racer named Jackson Storm is the leading rookie car and Cruz is …

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[7 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Donates Lightning McQueen Power Wheels to Local Nonprofits

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 …

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[28 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney to Debut Appmates Mobile Application Toys

Yesterday, Disney announced their latest venture, Disney AppMATes Mobile Application Toys. These new toys are the first of their kind to allow kids to turn the Apple iPad into a virtual play mat. Developed between Disney Consumer Products and Disney Mobile, the new toy line features miniature Cars 2 vehicles with built in sensors that are immediately recognized by an app without any cables or hookups required. Simply download the free Cars 2 Appmates app from the iTunes store, place your Appmates character on the iPad screen and play.
Sunny Lauridsen, …

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[19 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘Cars’ Star Lightning McQueen to Join Cast of Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show

Fans of Disney/Pixar’s film Cars and the upcoming sequel Cars 2 will soon have a brand-new way to see some of their favorite characters at the Walt Disney World Resort. The Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show, an attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, will soon be updated to include the films’ star Lightning McQueen.
In the show’s new sequence, a highlight reel will be interrupted by Lightning McQueen’s sidekick, Mater, who announces that a report of enemy spy activity has been issued at “these here coordinates” by Cars 2 character Finn …

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[28 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Downtown Disney Car Masters Weekend Coming in May

If you can’t wait for the release of Cars 2, mark your calendars for a brand-new event coming next month – the Downtown Disney Car Masters Weekend at Walt Disney World!
Visitors can get their Cars fix as the gang from Radiator Springs, including Lightning McQueen, Mater, and Finn McMissile, hit the road to celebrate the release of their upcoming film. Downtown Disney Car Masters Weekend will have plenty of fun events and activities for families to enjoy, including photo opportunities, games, and a video kiosk.
Additionally, there will be new Cars …

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[22 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Twenty-Three Magazine Features a Behind the Scenes Look at ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’

The summer issue of Disney Twenty-three magazine will hit stands May 3, and features an amazing behind-the-scenes look at Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
Director Rob Marshall and actors Geoffrey Rush, Ian McShane and Richard Griffiths will take D23 magazine readers into the exciting world of the latest Pirates film, and offer the inside scoop on what Captain Jack Sparrow’s been up to, including an eight-page spread of full-color images. Additionally, readers will find select cast and crew members’ thoughts about Johnny Depp’s reprisal of the iconic role; learn about …

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[8 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
New Meet-and-Greet Experiences Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Starting May 16, several new meet-and-greet experiences will be coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios!
First, The Magic of Disney Animation attraction will be changed to reflect Winnie the Pooh. This change was designed to promote Disney’s upcoming film, Disney’s Winnie the Pooh, which hits theaters July 15. Visitors to the park will be able to meet Winnie the Pooh himself, and will also have the opportunity to view the making of the film.
Popular Disney channel characters Phineas and Ferb also make their debut at the park on May 16 in a …

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[4 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘Cars 2: The Video Game’ to Go 3D on the Sony Playstation 3

Cars 2: The Video Game will mark the first game from Disney Interactive Studios that supports Sony’s Playstation 3 3D technology. The Disney game will also be available in 2D on PC/Mac, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360 and the Wii.
John Blackburn, vice president and general manager of Avalanche Software, who developed the game, said that “the advancement of 3D technology will allow us to immerse the player into the Cars 2 game environment in a whole new way.” He also noted that with the new 3D effects, players will be able …