Chris Evans Will Play Buzz Lightyear in Origin Story Pixar Movie – Watch the Teaser!

Chris Evans is taking on an iconic role!

The 39-year-old Captain America star will be playing Toy Story‘s Buzz Lightyear in an upcoming Pixar movie, Disney+ announced Thursday (December 10) during Disney Investor Day.

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Lightyear is described as an origins story about Toy Story‘s Buzz Lightyear, and will follow how the test pilot became the space hero that he is. Finding Dory co-director Angus MacLane will be directing, via Deadline.

“I don’t even have the words,” he wrote in response to the news, along with tweeting out the exciting teaser.

“Blasting into theaters June 17, 2022, Lightyear is the definitive story of the original Buzz Lightyear. Voiced by @ChrisEvans, get ready to go to ‘infinity and beyond’ with Lightyear,” Pixar announced.

Disney+ is currently announcing a ton of new shows and movies. You have to see all the Star Wars series coming!

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