The franchise built around animated autos has driven more merchandise sales than any other Pixar film, with Mattel’s line of die-cast cars leading the way.
Nathan Fillian (Castle, Firefly) voices Lightning McQueen's business marketing manager, Sterling, a brilliant businesscar who runs Rust-eze Racing Center—one of the most successful elite training facilities in the country. The always dapper Sterling comes across as unassuming and laid back, but business is business, and Sterling is driven to ensure all of his investments pay off.
when the first teaser preview showed us Lightning McQueen, in a major wreck there was one Cars fan who was especially shaken by the event. So much so that he hatched a plot for vengeance.
An eight-year-old wrote Pixar and said, 'Are you really killing Lightning McQueen? Because if you are, I want to buy the toy that kills him, so that I can kill him.'