Chris Evans said he wasn't done with Disney yet! During Disney's Investor Day on December 10th, it was revealed that the former Captain America will star in Disney's and Pixar's new film Light year, an origin story about the man behind it Toy storyBuzz Lightyear.
Described as "the definitive story of the original Buzz Lightyear," the film follows the journey of a young test pilot who becomes the Space Ranger who emerges as the ever-popular Buzz Lightyear action figure Toy story. So maybe Buzz had reason to believe he was a real man after all! Evans will be the young pilot with Angus MacLane, the co-director of Find Doryat the helm. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on June 17, 2022.
Evans hit his social media right after the reveal, writing, "Working with Pixar is a dream come true. I've been a huge fan of their films from the start. My team could barely suppress their excitement when they told me about Pixar a pitch for me. All they said was "Buzz Lightyear". "Although the actor wrote that Tim Allen's language work could never be touched, he continued," This one is going to be special and he kicks I can't even put my excitement into words. I smile every time I think about it. "
Check out Evans' full review below for more information on the production Light year develops!