Cars 2 is released

Cars 2 is a computer-animated 3-D film that will be produced by Pixar Animation Studios and is the sequel of the 2006 film Cars.

It will be distributed by Walt Disney Pictures, and is scheduled for release on June 24, 2011. Ratatouille producer Brad Lewis takes over from John Lasseter as director. In the film, Lightning McQueen and Mater travel around the world.