Cars 3 is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated sports adventure comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures. It is the third installment in the Cars film franchise and the sequel to Cars 2 (2011). It was directed by Brian Fee. It stars Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Armie Hammer, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Nathan Fillion, Kerry Washington and Lea DeLaria. Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world.