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[30 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney VoluntEARS Build Mater at Orange County CANstruction Event

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 …

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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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[23 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival to Celebrate Pixar’s 25th Anniversary

We have some exciting news for Pixar fans today – the 18th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival will be honoring Pixar during Pixar’s 25th Anniversary Weekend May 13-15!
Plenty of fun and activities celebrating Pixar will be at Epcot next month, including an appearance from Mater, co-star of Disney/Pixar’s Cars and Cars 2. Guests will have the chance to participate in special meet and greets, kids activities, and discussions by Pixar filmmakers and other employees.
Then, head on over to the World Showplace – the official celebration headquarters located between the Canada …

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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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[21 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Video:  New Cars 2 Trailer Debuts During Daytona 500

A new spot for “Cars 2″ debuted during NASCAR’s Daytona 500, held yesterday.  This one is great!  It features footage that we’ve never seen before, and we’re with The Pixar Blog on this one – it really balances comedy and action, and definitely makes you want to see more!
I’m off to hunt up my copy of “Cars” for a refresh!  Meanwhile, look for “Cars 2″, with a whole new cast of characters to join Mater and Lightning McQueen – to race into theatres everywhere June 24, 2011.

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