'Cars 3' Teaser Previews Major Lightning McQueen Crash

The Hollywood Reporter

By Ashley Lee, The Hollywood Reporter

Pixar has released the first teaser for Cars 3, and it’s a foreboding preview.

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The brief video clip begins with glimpses of yet another race, until Lightning McQueen starts to waver. It then shows the four-wheeled character flipping on the track in slow motion, with sparks and debris all around.

Brian Fee directs the threequel from a script by Daniel Gerson. Owen Wilson is reprising his voice role as the spiffy red hot-rod, Lightning McQueen.

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Cars 3 is in U.S. theaters on June 16, 2017.

‘Cars 2’ flashback: Director John Lasseter discusses returning to this four-wheeled animated world: