Hotshot race car Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and his pal Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) travel overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix. The road to victory becomes littered with obstacles however, as Mater gets caught up in an unexpected adventure involving international espionage.
Pixar visionary John Lasseter co-directs this Disney sequel with the assistance of Brad Lewis. Lasseter, Lewis, and Dan Fogelman developed the story, which was later turned into the screenplay by Ben Queen, the writer of the 2007 television series “Drive.”
A number of famous actors also lend their voices to “Cars 2” including Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Eddie Izzard, John Turturro, Joe Mantegna, Bonnie Hunt, Tony Shalhoub, Jeff Garlin, and Bruce Campbell.
WHO SHOULD SEE IT: Parents looking for a family friendly film to take their children to this weekend should check this out. If you are a huge fan of the computer animated stories coming out of Pixar, and you appreciate the original “Cars,” then you should watch “Cars 2.”