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‘Cars 2’ heads overseas to determine the world’s fastest car

By Scott Mendelson

HollywoodNews.com: I was not a fan of the first “Cars” (it was a remake of “Doc Hollywood” with the sensibility of something like “A Shark Tale”), but the merchandise still sells like gangbusters and a sequel was inevitable. I’m attending the birthday party of a cousin down in Yucca Valley and I assure you that “Cars 2” is the most heavily anticipated film in their household. Anyway, in case the Kirshmans are reading this, here’s the first official still and an official synopsis. Sounds like one long car chase, but I’m sure it will look nice. And, frankly, I’m sure my wife will be relieved at being able to watch a Pixar film without getting depressed and/or becoming a teary mess. Thanks to heyyouguys.co.uk.

“Synopsis: Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in “Cars 2” when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.”

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Mendelson's Memos: The basics - 30 years old, married with one child, currently residing in Woodland Hills, CA. I am simply a longtime film critic and pundit of sorts, especially in the realm of box office. The main content will be film reviews, trailer reviews, essays, and box office analysis and comparison. I also syndicate myself at The Huffington Post and Open Salon. I will update as often as my schedule allows. Yes, I'm on Facebook/Twitter/LinkIn, so feel free to find me there. All comments are appreciated, just be civil and try to keep a level discourse, as I will make every effort to do the same. Read more at Mendelson's Memos:

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