To infinity and beyond! The Toy Story universe will return in a new film by Pixar, a project known as Lightyear that will be released in theaters during the summer of 2022, the June 17 specifically. This was announced by the company through a teaser trailer, which you can see on these lines. On this occasion, Buzz Lightyear will reach space and will be played by Chris Evans (Captain America).
This new sci-fi action adventure features the origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy in Toy Story. It’s about a space explorer who will seek greatness in the stars. In addition to Chris Evans, director and veteran Pixar animator Angus McLane has been chosen to direct this feature film, produced by Galyn Susman.
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It is not the toy, but the person
“Working with Pixar is a dream come true“Evans commented in December 2020.” I’ve been a huge fan of your movies from almost the beginning. My team could barely contain their excitement when they told me that Pixar had something for me, all they said was Buzz Lightyear. I didn’t know what they meant, since Tim Allen is Buzz Lightyear and no one could touch his performance, so I had to know what the differences are between the characters and why this story was worth telling. ” He said then that all parties could be very calm.
On Twitter, the actor has clarified a point that can cause confusion among fans. Just to be clear, this is not Buzz Lightyear’s toy, this is the origin story of the Buzz Lightyear human on which the toy is based”. It only remains to be seen to what extent the legends were true or not. Will he be able to become a true hero to the masses?
Source | Pixar