Lightyear – The true story of Buzz: the plot, release date and trailer

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Lightyear – The true story of Buzz is the new movie Disney and Pixar who explores the origins of the legendary Buzz Lightyear, a brave space ranger. The fifth feature film in the film series Toy Story will arrive on the big screen during the summer of 2022. Let’s go immediately to find out the plot, the cast, the release date and all the details.

Lightyear’s Plot – Buzz’s True Story

What is the plot of the film? Buzz Lightyear, the legendary Space Ranger who has won over generations of fans, embarks on an intergalactic adventure with his companion robot. Viewers will then be able to discover the story of the hero who inspired the toy that appeared in Toy Story.

Buzz Lightyear in the new Disney and Pixar movie.

Buzz Lightyear in the new Disney and Pixar movie.

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The Italian voice actors

I have been confirmed voice actors of the film. In the Italian version, Alberto Boubakar Malanchino lends the voice to Buzz, the protagonist. This actor and voice actor has participated in several television projects, including La strada di casa, Crozza in Wonderland, Camera Cafè, A step from heaven and Don Matteo. He also starred in Summertime, Doc – In Your Hands and Astrological Guide to Broken Hearts. He was cast in the role of Elvis in the Easy Living movie. In 2019, he voices a character from the film The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily.

Ludovico Tersigni – an actor and host – double Sox, the cute robot cat. The interpreter has starred in Summertime, Skam Italia, Arance & martello, L’estate addosso and Slam – All for a girl. During the month of May 2021 he was announced as the host of X Factor.

The voice actors in the original version are: Chris Evans (voices Buzz Lightyear), Keke Palmer (Izzy), Dale Soules (Steel), Taika Waititi (Morrison), Peter Sohn (Sox), Uzo Aduba (Hawthorne), James Brolin, Mary McDonald-Lewis , Efren Ramirez (Diaz) and Isiah Whitlock Jr. (Burnside).

A scene from Lightyear - Buzz's True Story.

A scene from Lightyear – Buzz’s True Story.

Source: The Walt Disney Company

Lightyear, the release date and the trailer

Lightyear – Buzz’s true story will come on June 17, 2022 in cinemas. Viewers will be able to follow the character on an intergalactic adventure. Disney has released the official trailer that allows you to discover some advances on the plot, the hero and the very interesting visual insights.

Movies and series with Buzz Lightyear

The new Disney and Pixar movie tells the origins of the human on which the Buzz Lightyear toy is based. This puppet was introduced in the film saga Toy Story, conquering the spectators. The four “main” animated films are:

  • Toy Story – The world of toys (1995, directed by John Lasseter): the revolutionary animated film made entirely in CGI. A feature film (chosen for conservation in the National Film Registry of the US Library of Congress) that has received critical acclaim especially thanks to the plot and the innovative technique used. What is the plot of Toy Story? Woody, a toy cowboy, is Andy Davis’ favorite puppet. The protagonist is threatened by the arrival of the new, bright and accessorized Buzz Lightyear.
  • Toy Story 2 – Woody and Buzz to the rescue (1999, directed by John Lasseter, Lee Unkrich and Ash Brannon): The sequel to the first film was released in 1999. Like its predecessor, Toy Story 2 was a huge success. Woody has been kidnapped by a toy collector: Buzz and his friends set off in search of the toy.
  • Toy Story 3 – The Great Escape (2010, directed by Lee Unkrich): Andy is now grown up and is off to college. His toys are accidentally delivered to a kindergarten. A new adventure begins.
  • Toy Story 4 (2019, directed by Josh Cooley): The fourth chapter was also very successful, winning the Academy Award for Best Animated Film. Woody, Buzz Lightyear, the rest of the gang and Forky (the newcomer) embark on a new and magical adventure.

Buzz Lightyear has also appeared in some animated series And short filmsamong which:

  • Buzz Lightyear from Star Command (2000 to 2001, 2 seasons);
  • Toy Story Toons (2011-2012, 3 episodes);
  • Hawaiian Holidays (2011, a short film directed by Gary Rydstrom);
  • Surprise Buzz (2011, short film directed by Angus MacLane);
  • There is no party without Rex (2012, a short film directed by Mark Walsh);
  • Toy Story of Terror! (2013, a Halloween TV special directed by Angus MacLane);
  • Toy Story: Another World (2014, a TV special directed by Steve Purcell).