UPDATE 1 (3/8/11 12:15 AM): It seems that MSN, who had an exclusive on the trailer debut has mysteriously pulled the trailer.
UPDATE 2 (3/8/11 10:15 AM): Disney/Pixar has posted the trailer on YouTube. You can view it below:
Make the jump to read some thoughts on the trailer, as well as to take a look at the extended UK trailer.
There is a mixture of scenes previously seen in the teaser and the commercial that aired during the Daytona 500, but also many new clips. The beginning of the trailer is dazzling, with a night-view of waves crashing.Then, there’s the bright lights shining on the water, which goes to show that in Cars 2 we will likely see some of the most mind-blowing animation ever. With the trailer’s clear focus on the action, there’s a wealth of stunning visuals here.
The story remains mysterious, but that is the Pixar way. Clearly, there are villains who are out to prevent Lightning from winning races. It looks like we are seeing a ton of scenes in the trailer but there is likely a huge part of the storyline that will remain unknown until the movie hits theaters in June.
Walt Disney Studios UK put up an extended trailer, where there is a spattering of scenes which the U.S trailer does not have – specifically, we get a look at Finn McMissile stretching his legs (tires?) in the role of the action hero, and a few more glimpses of destinations around the world:
Cars 2 drives into theaters on June 24, about three-and-a-half months from now!