"The 'Agents on a Mission' tour lets fans get face to face with 'Cars' favorites Lightning McQueen and Mater, plus the very cool, very savvy spy Finn McMissile, a new character on 'Cars 2' roster," says MT Carney, president of marketing for The Walt Disney Studios. "This movie is filled with fun, action, heart and a lot of laughs-we want to get everyone geared up for 'Cars 2.'"
Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry The Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in Disney•Pixar's "Cars 2" when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix. But the road to the championship is filled with surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Mater finds himself torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret mission orchestrated by master British super spy Finn McMissile (voice of Michael Caine). Directed by John Lasseter and produced by Denise Ream, the fast-paced fun includes a colorful new all-car cast, complete with menacing villains and international racing competitors.
State Farm brings Disney•Pixar's "Cars 2" adventure directly to fans with the "Agents on a Mission" tour, showcasing cars modeled after their big-screen likenesses. The cars will be outfitted in Goodyear tires and transported from coast to coast (and back again) by Mack Trucks, Inc. Visitors can check out the cars and take part in a variety of "Cars 2"-themed activities, including a video kiosk, e-photo opportunities, games and giveaways. They can also enter the "Agents on a Mission" sweepstakes, which features 18,000 prizes, including a new car.
"State Farm is thrilled to present the 'Cars 2' 'Agents on a Mission' tour," says Pam El, marketing vice president, State Farm. "Like our force of 18,000 agents across the U.S. and Canada, whose mission is to help people realize their dreams every day, families can become secret agents by participating in fun 'Cars 2'-themed missions at the tour and online."
The tour will run through June, hitting the U.S. red-carpet premiere in Los Angeles, and wrapping up in San Francisco and Sonoma.
Disney•Pixar's "Cars," originally released on June 9, 2006, grossed nearly $462 million worldwide. It was nominated for two Oscars® and one Golden Globe® Award, winning the first ever Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film.
Presented in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D in select theaters, Disney•Pixar's "Cars 2" hits the track on June 24, 2011. The film marks Disney•Pixar's 12th feature-length animated film and will be released as Pixar Animation Studios celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year. The Studio, founded in 1986, has earned 29 Academy Awards® and seven Golden Globes®. To date, its 11 feature films have grossed more than $6.5 billion at the worldwide box office.
For more information about the movie, the tour and a list of cities, check out Disney.com/cars. Like "Cars 2" on Facebook: facebook.com/pixarcars, and follow "Cars 2" on Twitter: twitter.com/disneypixar. To enter the "Agents on a Mission" sweepstakes, go to Disney.com/agents.
Cars 2 was released June 24th, 2011 and stars Larry The Cable Guy, Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Eddie Izzard, John Turturro, Brent Musburger, Joe Mantegna. The film is directed by John Lasseter, Brad Lewis.
Cars was released June 9th, 2006 and stars Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry The Cable Guy, Cheech Marin, Tony Shalhoub, Guido Quaroni, Jenifer Lewis. The film is directed by John Lasseter, Joe Ranft.