Cruz Ramirez, Cars 3, Lightning McQueen

Cristela Alonzo has become known over the years for her stand-up comedy, making appearances on shows such as Last Comic Standing, Live at Gotham, and Conan. She was named one of the 10 L.A. Comedy Acts to Watch by LA Weekly and went on to write and produce her pilot presentation, Cristela, before it got picked up by ABC. Now she is lending her voice to character, Cruz Ramirez, in Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3.

Screen Rant got a chance to sit down with Cristela on press day, where we discussed how they created Cruz Ramirez, what it was like to work with Pixar and Disney, and what were some things that Cristela brought into Cruz that wasn’t originally on the page.

First of all, I want to say congratulations on the film. It was so much fun.

Cristela Alonzo: Oh, thank you!

So much fun. It seems the character Cruz, even though it’s an ...

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