Disney has released the trailer for Planes: Fire & Rescue, which finds the 65-year-old Puerto Rican actor lending his voice to one of the animated film’s characters.
Estrada, best known for starring in the television series CHiPs, voices the character of as Nick “Loop’n” Lopez, a helicopter police officer.
The sequel to last year’s Planes, which made nearly $220 million worldwide, sees the return of world famous air racer Dusty Crophopper (voiced by Dane Cook). After learning that his engine is damaged and he may never be able to race again, Dusty must shift gears and is launched into the world of wildfire air attack.
Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger (voice of Ed Harris) and his courageous air attack team, including spirited super scooper Lil’ Dipper (voice of Julie Bowen), heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter (voice of Wes Studi), ex-military transport Cabbie (voice of Dale Dye) and a lively bunch of brave all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero.
In addition to Estrada, the film also features the voice of Danny Pardo.The Argentine actor voices the character of Blackout.
Planes: Fire & Rescue will hit theatres in the U.S. on July 18.
Gabriel Iglesias is bringing his fluffy comedy routine to a global audience…
The Fluffy Movie – a comedy concert film by the hilarious 37-year-old Mexican American comedian known comically as Fluffy – has been acquired by Open Road Films for worldwide distribution.
The concert movie will be filmed at two upcoming shows on February 28 and March 1 in San Jose, CA.
Iglesias most recently lent his voice to the animated films Planes and The Nut Job. His other credits include appearances in Magic Mike and The Surfer King.
“Gabriel has worked incredibly hard to become a massive success in the world of stand-up comedy,” said Open Road CEO Tom Ortenberg. “With his roles in Magic Mike and The Nut Job and a hilarious performance in our upcoming film A Haunted House 2, he is a rising star on the big screen and this new film is certain to be a hit with comedy lovers everywhere.”
Iglesias’ The Fluffy Movie is scheduled to hit theaters on July 11, 2014.
The 37-year-old Mexican American stand-up comedian and actor has been cast in A Haunted House 2, the sequel to the horror comedy A Haunted House from Marlon Wayans and director Mike Tiddes.
Iglesias, Jaime Pressly and Ashley Rickards will join returning cast members Essence Atkins, Affion Crockett and Dave Sheridan.
Crossing new lines and breaking old barriers, A Haunted House 2 stars Marlon Wayans as Malcolm who, after exorcising the demons of his ex, is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children. After moving into their dream home, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events. The film is inspired by the latest supernatural horror movie franchises and shows that this time… it’s not just the house that’s haunted.
On board as writers and producers are Wayans and Rick Alvarez.
Open Road, which scored a hit with A Haunted House, returns as the film’s U.S. distributor with a March 2014 release planned.
Iglesias, best known for his comedy shows I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy, has appeared on screen in El Matador and Magic Mike, as well as the voice cast of Planes.
Carlos Alazraqui will be flying high in the near future…
The 51-year-old Argentine American voice actor and impressionist has replaced Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo in the voice cast of the computer animated 3D comedy Free Birds from Relativity Media and Reel FX Creative Studios.
Alazraqui, best known for voicing the Taco Bell chihuahua, will have a supporting role in the voice cast along with Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler and George Takei.
His credits include voicing characters in the recently released Disney animated film Planes, Toy Story 3 and Happy Feet Two, as well as an acting role on Reno 911.
Sotelo hosted the nationally syndicated Piolin por la Manana radio program until Univision let him go July 22 after an employee made allegations of sexually harassment. Sotelo has denied the allegations.