Jim Hill Media is reporting that Disney has confirmed that John Lasseter (director of Cars, Toy Story, A Bug's Life and now chief creative officer at Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios) will officially co-direct Cars 2 with director Brad Lewis, who is making his directorial debut with the film, according to Jim Hill.

Previously, Blue Sky had reported that Lasseter had been brought into the project to revamp and rework the story, and would not be credited as co-director. Now it looks like his involvement is official.