Lightning McQueen Day Hero

Celebrate Lightning McQueen Day with “Ka-chow” Worthy Merch

By Savannah Salazar

September 5— 9/5—is Lightning McQueen Day, where we celebrate the beloved Piston Cup champion himself! So, for his special day, we’re revving up the celebration with all the Cars merch that’ll take you from rookie to bona fide racer! 

Huffy Cars Bike
No car? No problem. Cruise down the street in a different set of wheels with…

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D23 2017 highlights

D23’s 2017 Year in Review

By D23 Team

It’s been an exciting year to be a Disney fan, and an even more awesome year to be a D23 Member! Take a look at a few 2017 D23 highlights below––we’ll see you in the new year with even more magic!

January: Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men
After taking D23 Gold Members behind the desk of Walt Disney in 2016, the 2017 D23 Gold Member gift…

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Cars - Lightning McQueen

Have You Spotted These 9 Easter Eggs in the Cars Universe?

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Cars 3 races into theaters today, and fans will be on the edge of their seats looking for any secrets and surprises they might notice in the background. Will they spot the Pizza Planet Truck? Could there be cameos from beloved Pixar characters? And does that voice sound familiar? While we’re going to have to wait to answer any of our burning…

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Cars 3

5 Things You Need to Know Before You See Cars 3

By Ingrid Meilan

Ready to take another lap around the racetrack? D23 had the chance to spend some time with the cast and crew of Cars 3 this past weekend and they shared a few things that you need to know before you go see the movie, which cruises into theaters this Friday. Ka-chow!

1. Lightning McQueen is back! But will he still be a champion?

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Cars 3

7 Favorite Disney Cars to Fuel Your Motormania

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By Jocelyn Buhlman

Rev up your engines, Disney fans! We’re ready to hit the highway with these magical motorcars from our favorite Disney movies and TV shows. Which awesome automobile would you like to take for a spin?

Lightning McQueen—Cars 3 (2017)

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Disney news

Quack Attack: DuckTales Gets a Premiere Date—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

DuckTales joins the Disney XD family this August, and T’Challa returns home in the new Black Panther teaser trailer… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Solve a Mystery and Rewrite History with DuckTales—This August on Disney XD!
Huge news for fans of Huey, Dewey, and Louie and their…

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Cars 3

Reinventing the Wheel: Designing the Next Generation of Cars

By Jim Frye

In Disney•Pixar’s 2006 hit Cars, hot-shot race car Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson) dominated the Piston Cup racing series, with help from his mentor and racing veteran Doc Hudson (Paul Newman). The film told the story of one generation helping—and passing the baton to—the next generation.

Well grab your racetrack binoculars, folks,…

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Coco Poster

Meet the Family of Disney•Pixar’s Coco

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Disney•Pixar’s Coco follows a multi-generational tale of family and adventure, spanning not only across generations, but across worlds. Characters from both the Land of the Living and those who have moved on to the Land of the Dead join Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) on his journey. Directed by Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3), co-directed by Adrian…

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Disney news

ABC’s New Shows & A Pirates Life in Shanghai—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

ABC announces its huge 2017–18 season, and Cars 3 revs up a new trailer… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

ABC Announces Amazing New Slate of Primetime Shows for 2017–18
It’s a big week in the world of television… networks are announcing their new shows for the 2017–18 season,…

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Disney twenty-three summer issue

Explore Pandora – The World of Avatar and Sail with the New Pirates of the Caribbean Crew in the Summer Issue of Disney twenty-three

By Nicole Nalty

The newest issue of Disney twenty-three is full of adventures! The magazine, exclusive to D23 Gold Members, features a double cover celebrating two of Disney’s most exciting summer experiences: the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World, and the debut of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Readers will set out…

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