The Disney Parks Blog released the news today, with a special video hosted by Chris Evans, voice of the eponymous Buzz Lightyear.
The “Lightyear” sneak peek will take over at Walt Disney Presents… in Disney’s Hollywood Studios starting May 20, and “Lightyear” releases exclusively in theaters on June 17. The sneak peek will also come to Disneyland Paris and the Disney Cruise Line at a later date.
“Lightyear” is a sci-fi action adventure and the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy from “Toy Story”. “Lightyear” follows the legendary Space Ranger on an intergalactic adventure alongside a group of ambitious recruits and his robot companion Sox.
The film features the voices of Chris Evans as accomplished Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear, Uzo Aduba as his commander and best friend Alisha Hawthorne and Peter Sohn as Sox. Keke Palmer, Taika Waititi and Dale Soules lend their voices to the Junior Zap Patrol’s Izzy Hawthorne, Mo Morrison and Darby Steel, respectively, and James Brolin can be heard as the enigmatic Zurg. Directed by Angus MacLane (co-director “Finding Dory”), produced by Galyn Susman (“Toy Story That Time Forgot”) and featuring a score by award-winning composer Michael Giacchino (“The Batman,” “Up”), “Lightyear” opens only in theaters on June 17, 2022.