Planes is a spinoff of the very popular Disney Pixar ‘Cars’ series and was first mentioned in the series ‘Mater's Tall Tales’. At the end of the 'Air Mater' episode the characters joked that they should make a whole movie about planes, and that is what gave birth to the idea behind this new movie. Voice stars for Planes includes Jon Cryer of ‘Two and a Half Men’ fame as the main character “Dusty Crophopper”, Stacy Keach will keep his role from the short animated film as Skipper and Brad Garrett from ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ has done the voice over for Chug.
Planes is expected to be another theatrical and merchandising hit, and the fact that one Facebook fan page has over 6700 fans is a proof of that. Although Pixar isn't producing the film, John Lasseter will be one of the producers. In one of is interviews, he stated “We had a lot of fun exploring the world of Cars (http://pixar.wikia.com/
It was announced on August 20, 2011 at the D23 Expo that Jon Cryer will be the voice of the main protagonist Dusty, though he is rumored to be dropped and a new actor for voice over is yet to be announced. James Seymour Brett is set to write the film's score. For more information on the movie and to keep up with all new news until the release, join the fan page at http://www.facebook.com/