Producing tons of memorable series and movies, the Toy Story franchise has established its name as one of the top animated franchises around the globe. However, the fans were pretty upset after the franchise ended. But recently some good news popped out for the Toy Story fans as now they don’t need to say goodbye to the fan-favorite franchise as Buzz Lightyear is knocking at our doors. So, fans get ready to witness Pixar in one of the most popular characters in the latest animated movie, Lightyear. But when is the movie landing on our screens? Here is everything we know.
Buzz Lightyear is gearing for a bombastic entry to our screens in the latest Toy Story spinoff. It will feature Chris Evans as Buzz Lightyear and will revolve around the space hero as he works on his journey to a young test pilot to an incredible space ranger.
Recently, Disney dropped a new teaser of the movie, and it has created hype among Disney fans. Set to David Bowie’s Starman, the latest teaser offers a sneak peek of the upcoming movie, Lightyear, as he starts his journey to space with his companion, a robot sidekick, and a bunch of other astronauts.
With the teaser gathering tons of likes and comments, Chris Evans revealed his official statement quoting, “The phrase ‘a dream come true’ gets thrown a lot, but I have never meant it more in my whole life. Anybody who knows me is aware that my love for animated movies runs deep.” He further added, “I can’t believe that I got the opportunity to be a part of the Pixar family and work with these incredibly talented artists who narrate stories unlike anyone else. Watching them work is nothing short of magic.”
The teaser has ignited incredible hype among the fans and now they are curious to know the release date of Lightyear. So, we are here with all details on the latest Toy Story spinoff. Check out all updates below.
Lightyear Release Date – When Is The Movie Coming Out?
As per the leaks from radiotimes.com, Toy Story’s latest spinoff, Lightyear, will make its debut on Friday 17th June 2022. The movie will get a worldwide release in the theatres.
Lightyear Plot – What To Expect?
Lightyear, the latest Toy Story spinoff, will depict the “definitive story of the real Buzz Lightyear.” As per Pixar, the story will reveal his adventures and will highlight how he turned out to be a Space Ranger from a young test pilot.
Lightyear will focus on the space hero behind just the Buzz Lightyear toys and will explore deeper into the Toy Story Universe. Under the direction of Angus MacLane, popular for finding Dory, Lightyear will surely be a boom for animation lovers.
While much is not revealed about Lightyear, make sure to stay connected and bookmark our page as we will keep on updating the content as the creators pass fresh news on Lightyear’s plot and other details.
Lightyear Cast – Who Will Voice Buzz Lightyear?
We don’t have many details on the complete cast list of Lightyear. But one update that is confirmed is our favorite Captain America, Chris Evans, will lend his voice to the original Buzz Lightyear. The journey of Chris Evans from Marvel Cinematic Universe to Pixar has been extraordinary and in the interview too he has revealed his gratefulness to Pixar to involve them in such a huge project.
We will update you once the original cast list is revealed and the characters of Lightyear come to light. So, make sure to stay tuned.
Who Is The Original Buzz Lightyear Based On?
When it comes to the Pixar universe, the insane toy Buzz Lightyear is inspired by a “real” Space Ranger with the same name. The toy voiced by Tim Allen in the first Toy Story movie, he is on a mission to safeguard the galaxy from some deadly villainous characters and the villain, Emperor Zurg.
Moreover, Pixar producers were inspired by Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, the Apollo 11 astronaut. He was the second person to step into the Moon, when naming Buzz Lightyear, John Lasseter revealed the Toy Story 3 featurette.
On October 27, Pixar revealed the official trailer of Lightyear. It was rather a teaser that revealed some sneak peeks of the movie. You can check out the teaser or trailer of Lightyear below –