have you seen CARS? well, Planes is an upcoming 2013 American 3D computer-animated adventure sports comedy film produced by DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a spin-off of Pixar's Cars franchise and the first film in the Planes trilogy.
Like most of DisneyToon's films, it was initially set to be released as a direct-to-video film, but will now be theatrically released on August 9, 2013 in the Disney Digital 3D and RealD 3D formats. A sequel, titledPlanes: Fire & Rescue, will follow in 2014
Dusty, a small-town plane, dreams of competing as a high-flying air racer, but he has two problems: he isn't built for racing and he's afraid of heights. So he receives help from a seasoned aviator named Skipper Riley to take on the defending champ of the villainous racing circuit named Ripslinger. Dusty's courage is really put to the test when he aims to reach heights he never thought possible, giving the world inspiration to soar.
- Dane Cook as Dusty Crophopper. He was inspired by the Air Tractor AT-502, Cessna and the PZL-Mielec M-18 Dromader.
- Stacy Keach as Skipper Riley, a Chance Vought F4U Corsair and Dusty's mentor.
- Priyanka Chopra as Ishani, a Pan-Asian champ from India
- Brad Garrett as Chug, a fuel truck
- Teri Hatcher as Dottie, a forklift
- Cedric the Entertainer as Leadbottom, a biplane
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Rochelle, a plane. Originally from Quebec, her flag and paint job will be localized in 11 countries.
- Roger Craig Smith as Ripslinger, a custom-built carbon-fiber plane and Dusty's rival.
- Gabriel Iglesias as Ned and Zed, Ripslinger's henchmen
- John Cleese as Bulldog, a de Havilland DH.88 Comet
- Carlos Alazraqui as El Chupacabra, a Gee Bee Model R
- Val Kilmer as Bravo, a Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet
- Anthony Edwards as Echo, a Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet
- Colin Cowherd as Colin Cowling, a blimp
- Sinbad as Roper, a forklift
- Oliver Kalkofe as Franz aka Fliegenhosen, a German minicar
- Brent Musburger as Brent Mustangburger, a 1964½ Ford Mustang
- David Croft as Lofty Crofty
- Grey DeLisle
- Rob Paulsen
- John Ratzenberger as a pitty
The film will premiere on August 2, 2013, at a special screening at the The Fly-In Theater at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, an annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. It will be theatrically released on August 9, 2013, when it will be screened at the D23 Expo, a biennial convention for Disney fans.