The original Space Ranger is coming home when Pixar’s “Lightyear” blasts off on Disney+ on August 3, 2022, only a few months after it premiered in theaters.
About the Film
Actor Chris Evans voices the actual Space Ranger, Buzz Lightyear, who inspired the toy in this all new origin adventure.
In the film, Buzz is marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million light-years from Earth after a mission gone wrong. As he tries to find a way back home through space and time, the arrival of Zurg, an imposing presence with an army of ruthless robots and a mysterious agenda, threatens everything.
The film also features the voices of Uzo Aduba as his commander and best friend Alisha Hawthorne, and Peter Sohn as Sox, his robotic feline assistant.
Keke Palmer, Taika Waititi and Dale Soules lend their voices to the Junior Zap Patrol’s Izzy Hawthorne, Mo Morrison and Darby Steel, respectively.
James Brolin voices the evil Zurg.
Debuting on Disney+
Disney*Pixar’s “Lightyear” is directed by Angus MacLane, and it hit theaters June 17, 2022.
In fact, it’s still in theaters, but this definitely opens the audience of the film to those who still aren’t ready to sit in a crowded theater.
“‘Lightyear’ looks amazing on the big screen, of course, but we are so excited to bring it to Disney+,” said MacLane in a statement.
“We devoted years of our lives to this film and we are so proud of it. We want to share it with as many people as possible. Disney+ not only gives more fans an opportunity to see ‘Lightyear,’ it gives us all the means to see it again and again.”
You can brush up on our coverage of “Lightyear” before the movie hits Disney+.