"Planes" Sequel Trailer Released
The trailer for the upcoming Disney movie, "Planes: Fire & Rescue," the sequel to the popular animated movie "Planes," has been released. Following on the success of the 2013 film that featured an ag aircraft with a fear of heights who became an air racer, Dusty Crophopper (voice of Dane Cook), the sequel will again follow the life of Dusty as he discovers that damage he has suffered may mean he'll never race again. High-profile promotional activity for "Planes" included the appearances of a real aerial applicator, an Air Tractor AT-301 in a Dusty Crophopper paint scheme, at events across the country, including numerous flights during the airshow at AirVenture 2013.
In "Planes: Fire & Rescue" Dusty enters the world of aerial firefighting. He joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter, Blade Ranger, and his team, including super scooper Dipper (voice of Julie Bowen), heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter, ex-military transport Cabbie and a group of all-terrain vehicles known as the Smokejumpers. Together, the team battles a massive wildfire in a high-energy adventure. Directed by Bobs Gannaway ("Secret of the Wings"), "Planes: Fire & Rescue" will be released in 3D to theatres on July 18, 2014.