A Teaser Trailer for Lightyear Was Revealed, the Premiere Is Scheduled for 2022
On October 27, a teaser trailer for Lightyear appeared on the official YouTube channel of the companies, which will tell the back story of the character from Toy Story. The world premiere of the new cartoon from Disney and Pixar will take place on June 16, 2022.
The spin-off is dedicated to Buzz Lightyear who became the prototype of the toy astronaut. The viewer learns how Buzz became a space ranger and what made him the idol of children from all over the world.
In the trailer, the astronaut is shown without the green and white suit and purple helmet that he always wears in Toy Story. Social media users were surprised at the unusual appearance of a long-familiar hero and the changes made them happy. According to many commentators, the space ranger turned out to be beautiful.
The trailer for the full-length animated film has gained 83 million views per day. This is Pixar's second-most trafficked trailer after Incredibles 2, with 114 million views in its first day.
Interestingly, the main character was voiced by the American actor Chris Evans. He is famous for the film Captain America, where he played the main role.
The cartoon was directed by Angus MacLane. He has been working with Pixar since 1997 and is also a cartoonist and screenwriter. MacLane has worked on such cartoons as Monsters, Inc., The Incredibles, Cars, WALL-E, and others.
Toy Story is a franchise based on a series of animated films. The cartoons from the series have received many awards, including Oscars, Golden Globes, Grammy, Kids' Choice Awards.
Toy Story became the highest-grossing animated film of 1995. All over the world, the 4 Toy Story cartoon series have grossed over 3 billion dollars.
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