Disney and Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ finally unveils out-of-this-world trailer

Check out a new trailer for Disney and PixarLightyear, revealing new details about the upcoming sci-fi action-adventure. The definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy, Lightyear follows the legendary Space Ranger after hes marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million light-years from Earth alongside his commander and their crew. As Buzz tries to find a way back home through space and time, hes joined by a group of ambitious recruits and his charming robot companion cat, Sox. Complicating matters and threatening the mission is the arrival of Zurg, an imposing presence with an army of ruthless robots and a mysterious agenda. New images are also available.

The film features the voices of Chris Evans as accomplished Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear, Uzo Aduba as his commander and best friend Alisha Hawthorne and Peter Sohn as Sox. Keke Palmer, Taika Waititi and Dale Soules lend their voices to the Junior Zap Patrols Izzy Hawthorne, Mo Morrison and Darby Steel, respectively, and James Brolin can be heard as the enigmatic Zurg. The voice cast also includes Mary McDonald-Lewis as onboard computer I.V.A.N., Isiah Whitlock Jr. as Commander Burnside, Efren Ramirez as Airman Diaz, and Keira Hairston as Young Izzy. Directed by Angus MacLane (co-director Finding Dory), produced by Galyn Susman (Toy Story That Time Forgot) and featuring a score by award-winning composer Michael Giacchino (The Batman,” “Up), Lightyear opens only in Australian cinemas on June 16, 2022.

Check out the trailer below:

Action-Packed Trailer Now Available For Disney & Pixar’s “Lightyear”

A new trailer blasts off this morning for Disney and Pixars original sci-fi action-adventure Lightyear. Releasing June 16, 2022, the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyearthe hero who inspired the toyfollows the legendary Space Ranger on an intergalactic adventure. Buzzs world was always something I was excited about, said director Angus MacLane. In Toy Story, there seemed to be this incredible backstory to him being a Space Ranger thats only touched upon, and I always wanted to explore that world further. So my Lightyear pitch was, ‘What was the movie that Andy saw that made him want a Buzz Lightyear toy? I wanted to see that movie. And now Im lucky enough to get to make it.

Joining the previously announced Chris Evans, who lends his voice to Buzz, are Keke Palmer, Dale Soules and Taika Waititi as a group of ambitious recruits. Peter Sohn voices Buzzs robot companion, Sox, and the cast also includes the voices of Uzo Aduba, James Brolin, Mary McDonald-Lewis, Efren Ramirez and Isiah Whitlock Jr. “The cast for Lightyear is truly a dream team, said MacLane. Each of the performers immediately inhabited their character, which gave us the opportunity to play a bit during recording sessions. This resulted in a level of specificity that elevated the material and brought additional depth to the characters relationships. It has been a privilege to work with such a talented and generous cast.”

Also revealed this morning, award-winning composer Michael Giacchino, whos behind the scores for the upcoming film The Batman, as well as Spider-Man: No Way Home, is on board to score Lightyear. Giacchino has a long history with Pixar; he won an Oscar, Golden Globe and GRAMMY for the original score in Up. His other Pixar credits include The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “Cars 2,” “Inside Out,” “Coco and Incredibles 2, among others. The Lightyear Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from Walt Disney Records will be available June 2022.

Lightyear is produced by Galyn Susman (Toy Story That Time Forgot).

The Trailer & Official Poster For Disney & Pixar’s “Lightyear” Has Just Dropped

Check out a brand-new, action-packed trailer, poster, and image for Disney and PixarLightyear,” an original feature film slated for release in June 2022. The sci-fi action-adventure presents the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyearthe hero who inspired the toyintroducing the legendary Space Ranger who would win generations of fans. 

Chris Evans (Knives Out,” “Avengers: Endgame) lends his voice to Buzz. The phrase a dream come true gets thrown around a lot, but Ive never meant it more in my life, says Evans. Anyone who knows me knows that my love for animated films runs deep. I cant believe that I get to be a part of the Pixar family and work with these truly brilliant artists who tell stories unlike anyone else. Watching them work is nothing short of magic. I pinch myself every day.

Annie Award-winning director and veteran Pixar animator Angus MacLane, who co-directed 2016Finding Dory, helms Lightyearwhile Galyn Susman (Toy Story That Time Forgot short) produces.

Check out the trailer below: