Disney Pixar Buzz Lightyear Movie – Lightyear is an American 3D computer-animated movie produced by the Pixar animations set to be released on June 17, 2022.
In 2020, Disney and Pixar announced that their upcoming film Lightyear which will serve as an in-universe prequel to the first toy story and an origin story to the fictional character that the toy line was based on.
This film which will be directed by Angus MacLane will tell the story of Buzz Lightyear and his adventure to infinity and beyond.
The film is a spin-off of the Pixar Toy Story franchise, It will be Pixar’s 26th animated feature.
Buzz Lightyear is a fictional character in the Toy story franchise created by the Pixar. He is a toy Space Ranger superhero according to the movies and an action figure in the franchise. Along with his friend, Sheriff Woody he is one of the two main characters in all of four of the toy story animated movies.
Buzz Lightyear is voiced by Tim Allen in the Toy Story films, a few video games, and the Buzz Lightyear movie while Patrick Warburton provides the voice of the TV series. Chris Evans is set to voice a human version of the character in the next film: Lightyear which will explore his backstory.
Conception and Creation
Buzz Lightyear was in honor of Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, the second person to walk on the Moon. According to Pixar producers, the character was previously named Lunar Larry, but it sounded “too wacky”, so while trying to rechristen him they went through some space terms and the name “Light-year” came up, and the coolest astronaut name was Buzz Aldrin.
Regarding the design of light year, Toy Story director John Lasseter said he wanted to create an action figure in the line of G.I Joe for the film and decided on a spaceman figure. Lasseter attributes his design to the influence of Apollo astronauts, in particular their clear helmets, skullcaps and communications devices, and white suits.
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
In the television series Buzz Lightyear of star command, Buzz lightyear is a space ranger working for star command, protecting the universe from Evil Emperor Zurg. He works in a team alongside Mira Nova, a princess; Booster a Janitor; and XR, a robot.
This version of Buzz Lightyear has a different personality from the one in toy story. Buzz Lightyear also has many love interests on the show. He once had a friend and a partner named warp Darkmatter, however, he later joined the evil emperor Zurg and became the his primary agent.
Buzz lightyear seems to never take off the purple headwear that he has with his space ranger uniform.