|Directed by||Brian Fee|
|Produced by||Kevin Reher|
Larry the Cable Guy
|Music by||Randy Newman|
|Distributed by||Walt Disney Studios|
On August 17, 2013, Michael Wallis (voice of Sheriff in the films) told radio listeners that Cars 3 would go back to Route 66 and will also include Route 99.
At the Disney stockholder meeting on March 18, 2014, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced that Pixar had begun pre-production on Cars 3. In October 2014, Pixar's chief creative officer John Lasseter revealed at the Tokyo International Film Festival that the film will feature a tribute to Hayao Miyazaki's film The Castle of Cagliostro in a form of an old Citroën 2CV. Production began in summer 2014. On October 8, 2015, the film's release date was announced to be June 16, 2017.
On November 21, 2016, a teaser trailer was released. Eight days later, on November 29, Disney released two posters of the film, one for the domestic release and one for the international.
On January 5, 2017, it was announced that Armie Hammer would play Jackson Storm, and Cristela Alonzo would play Cruz Ramirez. On January 9, 2017, an extended sneak peek was released during the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship.
Cars 3 is scheduled for theatrical release on June 16, 2017.