Disney has released a new teaser trailer for their upcoming “Cars” spin-off film “Planes.” Making absolutely perfect sense, “Planes” will be a direct to DVD release produced by Disney Toon Studios. It’s essentially “Cars” but with planes and from the looks of the teaser, it doesn’t look too bad even if Pixar isn’t involved with it.
Here’s what John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios had to say:
“We had such a great time exploring the world of ‘Cars’ over the course of two films, so it seemed only natural for us to see where our imaginations would take us in a film where planes were the main characters. By expanding the Cars world, ‘Planes’ gave us a whole new set of fun-filled situations and a great opportunity to introduce some fantastic new characters
“The team at DisneyToon Studios has done such an amazing job creating a heartfelt story filled with great comedy, adventure, and emotion. I know audiences are going to love taking off into the wild blue yonder with these daredevil characters, as they experience a whole new kind of animated adventure.”
“Planes” will arrive on Blu-ray and DVD in Spring 2013.
Here’s the official film synopsis:
PLANES takes off with an international cast of the fastest air racers around, in a comedy packed with action and adventure starring Dusty, a small town dreamer who longs to enter the most epic around-the-world air race … despite his fear of heights. With the help and support of a fleet of new and hilarious characters, Dusty wings his way into the biggest challenge of his life.