We’re excited to be going to the premiere of Cars 2 at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. They have a HUGE event planned and are transforming Hollywood Boulevard into a World Grand Prix with life-size remote-controlled cars… Even the Lightyear Blimp will be flying overhead.
Don’t worry MMTVN fans… we have Kristyn Burtt and JD Ep going out to cover this event in Mingle Media TV style – we’ll have photos and video interviews and give you the scoop from the event this Saturday.
There will be some amazing celebrities as well on the red carpet and the lineup expected include Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Emily Mortimer, Eddie Izzard, Joe Mantegna, Tho-mas Kretschmann, Peter Jacobson, Bonnie Hunt, Michel Michelis, Lloyd Sherr, Jenifer Lewis, Sig Hansen, Cheech Marin, Paul Dooley, Edie McClurg, John Ratzenberger. Not to forget the Director John Lasseter, co-director Brad Lewis, producer Denise Ream, and composer Michael Giacchino, without them Cars 2 would not be as great as the clips we’re seeing and sharing.
Well, there is more but its classified. You’ll just have to wait for us to come back from the event and share it with you here on Mingle Media TV’s Red Carpet Report… oh and don’t forget to tune into Lee’s My Entertainment Exactlee Show where she’ll be talking all about it and showing clips from the red carpet as well following the premiere.
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Behind the Scenes… Did you know?
John Lasseter returns to the driver’s seat to direct this follow-up to his 2006 Golden Globe®-winning “Cars.” “Cars 2” is co-directed by Brad Lewis, producer of the Oscar®-winning film “Ratatouille,” and produced by visual effects industry veteran Denise Ream (associate producer, “Up”; visual effects executive producer, “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith”). The film hits the track on June 24, 2011, and will be presented in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D in select theaters.
- John Lasseter made his feature film directing debut with “Toy Story” in 1995. He has since directed such Disney•Pixar classics as “A Bug’s Life,” “Toy Story 2” and “Cars” and served as executive producer of all other Pixar films to date. He is currently the chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios and principal creative advisor of Walt Disney Imagineering.
- “Cars 2” is the 12th feature-length animated film from Pixar Animation Studios (its first 11 have earned $6.5 billion at the global box office). Pixar, which has earned 29 Academy Awards® and seven Golden Globes®, celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2011.
- “Cars” originally released on June 9, 2006, and grossed nearly $462 million worldwide. It was nominated for two Oscars® and one Golden Globe®, winning the first ever Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film.
When star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix, Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.
We’re excited about the new Cars2 movie coming from Disney – and we know you and your kids are too. June 24th sounds like it’s so far from today but I bet if you watch this video clip and follow along MMTVN and the folks on Twitter for Disney-Pixar, you’ll be in a theater near you watching before you know it!
Here’s a little bit more about Cars 2…
Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in “Cars 2” when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Mater finds himself torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret mission orchestrated by master British super spy Finn McMissile (voice of Michael Caine) and the stunning rookie field spy Holley Shiftwell (voice of Emily Mortimer). Mater’s action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe, trailed by his friends and watched by the whole world. The fast-paced fun includes a colorful new all-car cast, complete with menacing villains and international racing competitors.
Oh… check out who’s in it (listed below) Love the actors and I love the names of the characters! Another hit from Disney Pixar for kids of all ages!!
Here’s the featurette for CARS 2 (In Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D)
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U.S. Release Date: June 24, 2011
Voice Talent: Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Bonnie Hunt, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Jason Isaacs, Joe Mantegna, Peter Jacobson, Thomas Kretschmann, Guido Quaroni, Lloyd Sherr, Paul Dooley, John Ratzenberger, Jenifer Lewis, Michael Wallis, Katherine Helmond, John Turturro, Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, Eddie Izzard, Bruce Campbell, Michel Michelis, Jeff Gordon, Darrell Waltrip, Lewis Hamilton, David Hobbs
Director: John Lasseter
Co-Director: Brad Lewis
Producer: Denise Ream
Story By: John Lasseter, Brad Lewis and Dan Fogelman
Screenplay By: Ben Queen
Composer: Michael Giacchino
John Lasseter returns to the driver’s seat to direct this follow-up to his 2006 Golden Globe®-winning “Cars.” “Cars 2” is co-directed by Brad Lewis, producer of the Oscar®-winning film “Ratatouille,” and produced by visual effects industry veteran Denise Ream (associate producer, “Up”; visual effects executive producer, “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith”).
The film hits the track on June 24, 2011, and will be presented in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D in select theaters.