New Pixar Cars Toon "Monster Truck Mater" Premieres July 30th

A new Pixar short in the Cars Toon series will premiere on the Disney Channel on July 30th at 9:30pm. The latest of Mater's tall tales is titled Monster Truck Mater. More information after the jump.

Directed by John Lasseter and co-director Rob Gibbs (a Pixar storyartist on Toy Story 2, Monsters Inc, Up and co-director of the Cars Toon short Tokyo Mater) featuring music by Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh (who is best known for his original music in Wes Anderson's films, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs).

The official synopsis follows:

"Mater is a professional wrestler who works his way up the ranks from amateur to World Champion Monster Truck Wrestler, wrestling all kinds of characters along the way. When faced with his biggest opponent yet, Mater tags in his "tag team partner," Frightening McMean."

A short clip from Monster Truck Mater is online and can be found on StitchKingdom. Thanks to Pixar Planet for the preview image above.