Lightyear is an upcoming American computer-animated science-fiction action film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is a spin-off of Pixar's Toy Story film series, serving as an origin story for the fictional human character Buzz Lightyear, who inspired the action figure of the same name. It is being directed by Angus MacLane (in his feature directorial debut) and stars the voice of Chris Evans as the titular character, alongside Taika Waititi. The film explores on Buzz Lightyear, a young test pilot who will become a Space Ranger.


Lightyear revolves around the origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the character that the action figure in the Toy Story series was based on.