Why is Doc Hudson not in Cars 2 and 3?
Doc Hudson does not appear in Cars 2 as his voice actor Paul Newman died from lung cancer on September 26, 2008. However, Pixar actually decided having Doc appear in Cars 2 would not be a good idea. A conversation between McQueen and Mater indicates that Doc died before the second film.
Is Mater’s girlfriend in Cars 3?
In Cars 3, it is revealed that Mater and Holley’s relationship is still going very strong, and towards the end of the movie, Mater distracts Sterling by mentioning that he has wedding flaps, hinting that he’s someday getting married to Holley Shiftwell.
What car is Mater in Cars 2?
He is voiced by Larry the Cable Guy and visually inspired by a 1956–57 International Harvester Tow truck and 1955-1957 Chevrolet Task Force.