Run Time: 105 min.
Opens: June 17, 2022
Starring: Chris Evans, Keke Palmer, Peter Sohn, James Brolin, Taika Waititi
Director: Angus MacLane
Screenplay: Jason Headley, Angus MacLane
A sci-fi action adventure and the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy, “Lightyear” follows the legendary Space Ranger after he’s marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million light-years from Earth alongside his commander and their crew. As Buzz tries to find a way back home through space and time, he’s joined by a group of ambitious recruits and his charming robot companion cat, Sox. Complicating matters and threatening the mission is the arrival of Zurg, an imposing presence with an army of ruthless robots and a mysterious agenda.
“This is a funny spinoff with suspense and heart…”– David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter
“…it reminds you why we loved Pixar in the first place: wit, fun, storytelling and heart.”– Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian