Our fave Area Ranger will get the origin story he deserves in new Lightyear trailer

Chris Evans voices a younger Buzz Lightyear in Pixar’s forthcoming Lightyear.

We’ve a shiny new trailer for Lightyear, the most recent animated function from Pixar. It is a spinoff from the studio’s massively profitable Toy Story franchise, with Chris Evans changing Tim Allen because the voice of titular protagonist Buzz Lightyear. (The character’s identify honors Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin.) Pixar is looking Lightyear the “definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear,” following the legendary Area Ranger on an intergalactic journey.

“Buzz’s world was at all times one thing I used to be enthusiastic about,” mentioned director Angus MacLane in a press release. “In Toy Story, there appeared to be this unbelievable backstory to him being a Area Ranger that is solely touched upon, and I at all times needed to discover that world additional. So my Lightyear pitch was, ‘What was the film that Andy noticed that made him need a Buzz Lightyear toy?’ I needed to see that film. And now I am fortunate sufficient to get to make it.”

Pixar debuted a 90-second teaser trailer final October, which racked up 83 million views within the first 24 hours, regardless of that includes virtually no dialogue. As a substitute, the main focus was on exploration and a wide range of interstellar locales (the teaser additionally showcased Lightyear‘s distinctive animation fashion). As Ars’ Tech Tradition Editor Sam Machkovech wrote on the time:

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