Pixar is developing a new project to continue the successful Toy Story saga, which culminated last year with its fourth installment.
Now, the company is preparing Lightyear, a film that should be released next year and that is centered on the astronaut who inspired the beloved toy from Toy Story.
The animated film will star Chris Evans, who will provide the voice of the main character. In fact, the actor who appears in Avengers He is the one who appears in the first official trailer of the film.
In the first preview shared by Pixar, you can see the dose of action and adventure that the new project will have.
In the video you can see how the astronaut ends up becoming the figure that inspires the making of the toy, all set to music to the rhythm of Starmanby David Bowie.
Thus, in the video appear spaceships, new planets, a dangerous trip to the Sun and a friendly cat that could become the best companion of the famous Space Ranger.
If everything goes according to schedule, Lightyear It should premiere on June 17, 2022.
The film was announced in December of last year during Disney’s Investor Day presentation. At the time, it was claimed that the movie would not be about the toy from Toy Story, but rather the story of the human who inspired it.
This is the official synopsis shared by the study:
“The sci-fi action adventure presents the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy, featuring the legendary Space Ranger who would win generations of fans.”