Cars on the Road series trailer puts Lightning McQueen and Mater back on an epic road trip

The official trailer has been released for cars on the road. Serve as a follow-up series to the Cars movies, cars on the road brings back Lightning McQueen and Mater with Owen Wilson and Larry the Cable Guy reprising the voice roles respectively. This will definitely be a must-have series for Cars fans, and to preview the show, you can watch the brand new trailer below.

“The series is a cross-country madness starring Lightning McQueen and Mater,” director Steve Purcell said of cars on the road. “Like any real road trip, every day is a new mini-adventure with unexpected twists.”

The show serves as a spin-off to the Cars movies. It picks up with Lightning McQueen teaming up with Mater to embark on a road trip across the country to meet Mater’s sister. Marc Sondheimer produced the series with series directors including Purcell, Bobby Podesta and Brian Fee. Jake Monaco provided the score. Bonnie Hunt, Cheech Marin and Lloyd Sherr are also part of the voice cast.


cars on the road, which will consist of nine episodes, will air on September 8, 2022. This date is no coincidence as it happens to be Disney+ Day, a special day when the streaming platform rolls out tons of exclusive new content for the subscribers. . Also that day, a new live-action Pinocchio movie will premiere, with more content expected to be announced as September approaches. This precedes Expo D23 which will bring even more great news and surprises to Disney+ subscribers and Disney fans.

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Lightning McQueen and the return of Mater

There have been three Cars films featured in the franchise so far, released in 2006, 2011, and 2017. Lightning McQueen and Mater have also been featured in a variety of shorts set in the Cars universe such as Mater’s Great Tales and Tales from Radiator Springs. Meanwhile, the 2013 film planes also serves as a spin-off to Cars which focuses on talking planes; this movie got its own sequel, Aircraft: fire and rescuein 2014.

That there is a fourth film in the Cars remains to be seen, but that could depend on the success of this upcoming Disney+ series. If fans embrace the show and viewership is high on the streaming platform, it could convince Disney chiefs that people are ready for it. Cars 4 to speed its way into theaters next. Owen Wilson once said that if Cars 4 is done, he wants to see it presented as a thriller.

“Well, I kind of trust Pixar to come up with the stories because they have such a good track record with making these movies that work for kids and also that adults and parents find entertaining,” said the actor at Cinema Blend. “I imagine if they do another one it will be something pretty cool. But yeah, maybe like Lightning McQueen in some kind of thriller. Maybe that could be something.”

cars on the road is set to begin streaming on Disney+ on Thursday, September 8, 2022.

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