Lightyear Movie

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Lightyear movie production status is currently Production

August 15, 2021 • Finalizing production budget, filming the movie begins.

The backstory of the human movie character who inspired the iconic Space Ranger.

Who's Involved:

Chris Evans, Angus MacLane, Galyn Susman

Release Date:

Friday, June 17, 2022 (Nationwide)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

A sci-fi action-adventure and the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear (voice of Chris Evans)—the hero who inspired the toy. The film reveals how a young test pilot became the Space Ranger that we all know him to be today.

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Who stars in Lightyear: Cast List

... Buzz Lightyear (voice)

"Don't Look Up" , "Avengers: Endgame"  

Who's making Lightyear: Crew List

A look at the Lightyear behind-the-scenes crew and production team.



Galyn Susman

Production Company

Pixar Animation Studios

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Production: What we know about Lightyear?

Key Facts

  1. A spinoff of the beloved Toy Story films (8/15/2021).

Filming Timeline

  1. August 2021: The film was in Production status.
  2. December 2020: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  3. April 2018: The film was in Announced status.
  4. An untitled Pixar animated release scheduled for 6/17/22.

Lightyear Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Lightyear is coming out in 2022 on Friday, June 17, 2022 (Nationwide release). There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including Oh Hell No.

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