‘Cars on the Road’ Cast and Crew on Lightning McQueen and Mater’s Latest Adventures

Disney•Pixar’s Cars on the Road follows Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and Mater (Larry the Cable Guy) as they embark on an epic road trip and head east to attend a wedding for Mater’s sister.

PREHISTORIC PURSUIT – Disney and Pixar’s all-new original series “Cars on the Road” follows best friends Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) on a cross-country road trip where every stop is its own adventure—including a pulse-pounding dino park visit. All nine episodes of “Cars on the Road” begin streaming on Disney+ Day, Sept. 8, only on Disney+. © 2022 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

Each episode sees the characters encountering all sorts of fun-filled adventures that are packed with dinosaurs, monster trucks, clowns, movie making magic, and more. And they may even run into a few friends from the previous films as well.

The Nerds of Color had a chance to sit down and talk to Larry the Cable Guy and directors Steve Purcell (Director Eps. 1, 2 & 8), Brian Fee (Director Eps. 3, 4 & 7), and Bobby Podesta (Director Eps. 5, 6 & 9) about the upcoming series. During our interviews, Larry the Cable Guy shared his thoughts on what makes Cars so endearing and road trip essentials. While Purcell, Fee, and Podesta each spoke about directing their respective episodes and some of the new animation techniques that were implemented to help expand the Cars universe in new ways.

In celebration of Disney+ Day, Disney and Pixar’s original series Cars on the Road will debut exclusively on the streaming service September 8.