July 24, 2014

Video Previews: ‘Cars 2′ Blu-ray/DVD Special Features

Cars 2 is approaching its home release as the film is coming to Blu-ray and DVD next month. The various box sets for the film are set to come with several special features exploring the making of the animated feature. Disney/Pixar has uploaded a few videos previewing the extras, with one that goes behind the scenes with a look at the research the creative team did on the world of racing. Additionally, they also uploaded a longer clip from the hilarious Toy Story: Hawaiian Vacation short. Continue on to view both videos in HD.

The extras that come on Pixar home releases have proven to be a fascinating extension of the finished films. With the studio’s notorious attention to the tiniest details, it has always been interesting to take a brief look behind the curtain and see how they make some of that magic happen in Emeryville. It is well known that Pixar employees do a large amount of research before embarking on their filmmaking journey. Here is a clip from the “Getting Behind The Wheel” extra that shows some of the fun research that was done for Cars 2:

Also, here is a longer clip from the Toy Story Toon that played with Cars 2 in theaters:

To view a complete list of the special features that will be seen on the sets, click here. Cars 2 hits Blu-ray and DVD on November 1st.

About Samad Rizvi

Samad is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Pixar Times and The Disney Times. His favorite films include The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Vertigo, Back to the Future, Children of Men, Pan's Labyrinth, and of course, Pixar's Monsters, Inc., WALL-E and Up.