Owen Wilson and Larry the Cable Guy are back in a new PIXAR series!

Ka-chow! It’s like old times again as Owen Wilson and Larry the Cable Guy are joining forces once again to bring Lightning McQueen and Mater to life in a brand-new Disney+ series from Disney and PIXAR!

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Yesterday was Disney+ Day–the first-ever celebration of the anniversary of the launch of the Disney+ streaming platform, and as part of the festivities, Disney announced a laundry list of upcoming new series, movies, and other offerings that will call the platform home, beginning in 2022.

Among the new series announced was a new Cars-themed collaboration between Disney and PIXAR called Cars on the Road, which follows Lightning McQueen, voiced by Owen Wilson, and Mater, voiced by Larry the Cable Guy, as they take to the road. Each episode features the best friends duo heading to a different destination. Old friends from the successful Cars franchise will be there, but we’ll get to meet new friends as well.

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The new series was announced via a PIXAR Disney+ Day special, hosted by PIXAR’s Chief Creative Officer Pete Docter.

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Larry the Cable Guy took to Twitter to tweet about the new series, and you can almost feel his excitement about Cars on the Road.

Cars on the Road is being compared to PIXAR’s Monsters at Workwhich first debuted on the platform in July 2021. Like Cars on the Road, Monsters at Work also featured the original voices of its two main characters.

Cars on the Road joins a whole line-up of new offerings on the Disney+ streaming platform, including a new series called Baymax!, a spin-off of Big Hero 6 that sees Baymax as the ultimate health care companion who doubles as a coffee cafe barista! You can see the trailer here:

Other offerings announced for 2022 include the remake of Disney’s 1940 Pinocchio, starring Tom Hanks as GepettoZootopia+, Season 3 of The Mandalorian, Ms. Marvel, Andor, Obi-Wan Kenobi (we’ve been waiting for a while for that one!), High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Season 3, and more.

Cars on the Road hits the road next year only on the Disney+ platform!


About Becky Burkett

I'm an enthusiastic writer who finds joy in random things like cold weather, snow, "I Love Lucy," "The Andy Griffith Show," journals full of blank paper, countdowns to Christmas, the month of December, "Toy Story," "Sleeping Beauty," my 4 kids, my 4 shih tsus, Disney Parks history, Imagineering and visiting the parks. I think Walt Disney is the standard against which genius should be measured. I love to write about Disney Parks, Disney history, all things Imagineering and PIXAR. I adore the colors, story and art direction of Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" (Team Make it Blue!), and "Toy Story" is life (minus "Toy Story 4"). I believe Walt Disney was so much more than an entertainment and theme park tycoon; I believe he was a savant with a vision for life and how it could be if happiness and kindness are strived for. I love Biergarten at EPCOT and 1900 Park Fare at Disney's Grand Floridian. You can find me croonin' with the birdies at the Enchanted Tiki Room, chillin' on the PeopleMover or hangin' with Woody and the gang at Toy Story Land. I'm always looking for Imagineers in the parks, and I'd rather meet Joe Rohde and Tony Baxter than anyone in Hollywood! Hey, if you dream it, you really can do it!