Lightyear: Trailer, Official Release Date & Other Details

Lightyear: Trailer, Official Release Date & Other Details

Lightyear is the new Disney Pixar animated film on the origins of the Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear: plot, cast, release and streaming of the film announced at Investor Day 2020.

Lightyear: Do We Have A Release Date?

A new Disney Pixar animated film about the origins of the Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear, whose feats even led to the production of an action figure dedicated to him, is coming. Before talking about the plot, let’s find out when the Disney Pixar movie Lightyear comes out.

Fortunately, we are able to give you an answer, as the release date was also announced during Investor Day. The animated feature will hit US theaters on June 17, 2022. 

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Lightyear: What Is The Plot Of The Film?

December 10, 2020, was a day full of news for all lovers of the Disney world. In fact, Investor Day was held, an event during which there was much news announced about the future of the company and above all, of greater interest to the public, about the new titles in the works.

Among these undoubtedly stands out an animated feature film whose protagonist is linked to the beloved Space Ranger that we met for the first time now fifteen years ago in Toy Story and we saw again in 2019 in the fourth film. That said, what is the plot of the Disney Pixar movie Lightyear?

The details are still quite limited. What we can tell you today is that it will be a story about the origins of the real Space Ranger. We will discover in this animated feature film how the young test pilot became the space hero who inspired the production of the action figure that became famous thanks to the Toy Story franchise.

Lightyear Image: New Look At Chris Evans' Buzz In Classic Space Suit

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Lightyear: Who’s In The Cast?

Moving on to the cast of actors and voice actors who will bring the characters of the Disney Pixar Lightyear to life, only one name has been announced to date, but what a name! Chris Evans will lend his voice to the protagonist of the story. For the rest, we have no idea which other actors will join the portrayal of Captain America in this incredible adventure.

The other characters who will share the scene with the Space Ranger remain a mystery to this day. As soon as more information is released, we will be ready to update you. In all likelihood, the film will be presented this summer, when D23 will be held in August.

Angus MacLane, one of the directors of Finding Dory, will handle the feature film.

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Lightyear: Is There A Trailer?

The new Pixar animated film Lightyear arrives in theaters only in June 2022, but  Disney has already chosen to share a teaser trailer, released in late October. This is really the first look, so we can’t expect too much from this video. The images show us the protagonist between Earth, Space and unexplored planets, towards infinity and beyond, on the notes of Starman by David Bowie.

The details of the plot are still quite limited. What we can tell you today is that we are dealing with a story about the origins of the real  Space Ranger. We will discover in this animated feature film how the young test pilot became the space hero who inspired the production of the action figure that became famous thanks to the  Toy Story franchise.

Involved in the project is none other than Chris Evans, who was chosen to lend his voice to the protagonist. But now let’s see the Lightyear teaser trailer :

As for the extended trailer of the Lightyear movie, however, we had to wait a few more months. Disney Pixar released the video on February 8.

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