Pixar's Cars Premier - Press Release - Trailer
March 23, 2006
Source: Disney Publicity
Thank you to Sue Kruse for forwarding on information regarding the May 26th premier of the Disney Pixar film, Cars, at the famous Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Charlotte, NC.
The latest trailer can be viewed here: http://adisney.go.com/disneypictures...p_trailer.htmlCHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 23, 2006) – Disney•Pixar’s exciting new computer‐animated feature “CARS” will stage its World Premiere on May 26th at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina in one of the most unique and elaborate movie events of all‐time, it was announced today by Dick Cook, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios. Paul Newman, Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, NASCAR legends Richard Petty and Darrell Waltrip, and others from the voice cast of the film will be joined by a host of stars from the racing world and 30,000 guests that are expected to attend the “CARS” World Premiere, taking place at the same location as that weekend’s famous Coca Cola 600 NASCAR race. The screening of the film represents the first multi‐screen digital cinema premiere ever, with Texas Instruments and its DLP Cinema® technology serving as Disney’s event technology partner in providing the digital cinema projectors. A series of four giant custom‐built outdoor movie screens (115‐feet wide and 50‐feet tall) will be constructed at Lowe’s Motor Speedway at Turn #2 of the track. Each screen will have three DLP Cinema 2K digital projectors dedicated to it. A state‐of‐the‐art sound system is also being created and installed for the event. Academy Award®‐winning filmmaker John Lasseter (“Toy Story,” “A Bug’s Life,” “Toy Story 2”), who directed “CARS” will also be attending along with producer Darla K. Anderson (“A Bug’s Life,” “Monsters, Inc.”), and other key players from Pixar Animation Studios and The Walt Disney Studios.
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