'Cars 2,' 'Winnie the Pooh' to Be Rereleased at Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre

8:51 PM PST 11/02/2011 by Kimberly Nordyke
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"Cars 2"

The animated movies will show for two weeks, featuring special appearances by Pooh and a related art exhibit.

Cars 2 and Winnie the Pooh are headed back to the big screen.

The Walt Disney Studios said Wednesday that it has set a return limited engagement for both movies at its El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.

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Cars 2 (in 3D) and Pooh, both of which originally hit theaters earlier this year, will screen daily from Nov. 4-20. Pooh will show at 10:45 a.m., 1:20 p.m. and 4:10 p.m., and Cars 2 will screen at 7 p.m.

In addition, each Cars 2 screening will be preceded by a new Pixar animated short, La Luna, while Pooh will be preceded by a Disney animated short, The Ballad of Nessie, as well as an appearance by Winnie the Pooh himself live on stage.

There will also be a special Winnie the Pooh breakfast at 9:15 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

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Additionally, the El Capitan will exhibit pieces of art that went into the making of these films.

Disney said that members of select guilds will receive complimentary admission for up to four people if they present their membership cards at the box office. They include AMPAS, ACE, ADG, ASC, ASIFA, BAFTA, BFCA, CAS, CDG, DGA, HFPA, LAFCA, MPSE, PGA, SAG Nominating Committee and VES.

Cars 2, directed by John Lasseter, features a voice cast that includes Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, John Turturro, Eddie Izzard, Bonnie Hunt, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Jason Isaacs and Joe Mantegna. Released June 24, the movie has made $191.1 million at the domestic box office.

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Pooh, the first big-screen Pooh adventure from Disney’s feature animation studios in more than 35 years, was directed by Stephen Anderson and Don Hall. The movie, released July 15, has grossed $27 million domestically.

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