Another Trailer, another third instalment. This is it’s Pixar’s Cars 3. After the second film in the series tanked pretty hard and the equally disappointing spin-off Planes, a third film was not a guarantee. Let’s take a look at the trailer to see what we’re dealing with.
Before we get into the details let me just say this. I love the way this looks. I really enjoyed the first film and having been looking forward to the series getting back to what it once was. The problem is, it looks like they might have taken that desire a little too literally. It feels exactly like the first film with only a few minor changes.
Basically, Lightning McQueen has taken the place of Strip “The King” Weathers, the retiring veteran who is trying to prove he still has what it takes in the midst of a new up and coming generation.
IMDB says “Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!”
I think it will be a fun film with the return of all of your favourite characters, McQueen, Mater, Sally and a new crop featuring Jackson Storm and Cruz Ramirez. Owen Wilson and Bonnie Hunt both return to voice as well as Arnie Hammer joining the cast. I’m just worried that Pixar are trying to flog a dead horse. Pixar are really good at creating original characters and stories but not so good with their sequels. Hopefully this film will prove me wrong.
What do you think of the trailer? Excited for the new film or just think it’s going to be a re-hash of the same idea. Let us know in the comments below.