Pixar Animation Studios’ “lucky charm”, John Ratzenberger, joins the voice cast for Disney’s Hollywood Studios newest attraction, Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World resort will have guests thrown on to the racetracks from Disney/Pixar’s Cars franchise starting March 31, 2019. Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy is the result of a close collaboration between the teams at Disney Parks Live Entertainment and Pixar Animation Studios, creating an all-new story set in the world of “Cars.” This show will feature the iconic voices of Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, and John Ratzenberger.
John Ratzenberger, the only actor to have lent his voice to every Pixar Animation Studios feature film. In the Cars franchise, Ratzenberger played Mack, one of Lightning McQueen’s oldest friend and personal companion. Mack and Lightning have toured the world together! Ratzenberger was recently back in the studio to once again give voice to Mack for Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy.
From what we know, guests will meet Mack and Sally Carrera at the beginning of the show, as guests file into the showroom. Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy opens on March 31, 2019, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!