VIDEO: First Look at Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy Animatronic for Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Before Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy pulls into Disney’s Hollywood Studios on March 31st, we’re getting a new look at what the experience will ultimately look like.

Source: Associated Press

The preview comes from an Associated Press video focusing on how Disney develops and maintains its live shows for the parks. Mostly renderings are shown, but there is a very early look at the Lightning McQueen “Animatronic” that will be the focus of the new show.

We also get a rendering of what the theater layout will be, though it is somewhat obscure.

Keep reading WDW News Today as we race closer to the opening of this new experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

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