Disney has released a new theatrical trailer for the upcoming animated film Planes. The film features the voice of Dane Cook as Dusty, a crop duster plane that dreams of being a racer, but because he’s not built for it, instead turns to a seasoned naval aviator to help him take on the defending champ of the racing circuit. This trailer draws a strong connection between Planes and Cars, even though Pixar had nothing to do with the development or production of Planes. Nevertheless, the two films appear to exist in the same universe.
Hit the jump to watch the new trailer. The film also features the voices of Val Kilmer,Anthony Edwards, Stacy Keach, Cedric the Entertainer, Teri Hatcher, Brad Garrett, Roger Craig Smith, Gabriel Iglesias, Carlos Alazraqui, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, John Cleese, Priyanka Chopra, Sinbad, Brent Musburger, and Colind Cowherd. Planes opens in 3D on August 9th.
Here’s the official synopsis for Planes:
From above the world of “Cars” comes “Disney’s Planes,” an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure featuring Dusty (voice of Dane Cook), a plane with dreams of competing as a high-flying air racer. But Dusty’s not exactly built for racing—and he happens to be afraid of heights. So he turns to a seasoned naval aviator who helps Dusty qualify to take on the defending champ of the race circuit. Dusty’s courage is put to the ultimate test as he aims to reach heights he never dreamed possible, giving a spellbound world the inspiration to soar. “Disney’s Planes” takes off in theaters on Aug. 9, 2013.