It was announced at this week’s annual meeting of The Walt Disney Company shareholders and D23 Members that Pixar Animation Studios is developing a third installment in the Cars franchise in addition to a sequel to Brad Bird’s The Incredibles.
The original Cars was released in 2006 while the sequel, Cars 2, was released in 2011. Disneytoon Studios released a spinoff – Planes – last year. This summer, Planes: Fire & Rescue hits the big screen.
Cars 3 will be developed by Pixar Animation Studios.
The Incredibles was written and directed by Brad Bird, whose next film for Walt Disney Pictures – Tomorrowland – opens on May 22, 2015. There’s no word yet on whether or not Bird will be attached to the sequel to The Incredibles.