When the franchise toy story was born in the mid-1990s, no one in pixar I had imagined how far these charismatic characters would go in the history of animated cinema. Perhaps one of the most remembered will always be buzz lightyear, the space hero who gets to shake up the usual routine of toys in Andy’s room. It is known that he is a courageous astronaut who commands a team and saves the world from Zurg, but his origin has not been fully explored until now.
About the movie premiere Lightyear in theaters, the documentary was also released just a few days before Beyond Infinity: Buzz and the Journey to Lightyear in the catalog of Disney+. This production reviews the evolution of this animated characterfrom its beginnings as a toy that lands on a box-shaped ship, to really exploring the history of that space ranger that inspired its creation.
Using commentary from the filmmakers, narrators, artists, and voice cast of the new adventure comedy, go behind the scenes of how Buzz’s action figure was originally designed and the repurposing of his appearance to transform him into a true hero of the galaxy. Delving deeper into the cultural impact of the galaxy’s most famous flying toy and its importance to Pixar’s filmmakers, this documentary tries to really show what is that which lies to infinity and beyond”, maintains the official premise.
The 35-minute documentary piece is directed by Tony Kaplan and produced by Sureena Mann. participate Chris Evans, John Lasseter, Pete Docter, Jason Headley, Lee Unkrich, Galyn Susman, Anthony Greenberg, among others. Angus MacLane, the director of Lightyearwas also invited to comment on the process behind the spinoff which premiered this June 16 in theaters in Latin America.
Buzz Lightyear, a character that marked the childhood of many
It was in 1995 that the first installment of toy story debuted on the big screen to change the world of animation. At the time, the film was applauded for its fun and endearing plot, an aspect that determined its future success and the importance it had for various generations of children. Imitating the fiction itself, the toys of buzz lightyear They were also a phenomenon in real life, as well as those of Woody, Potato Head (already existing since before), Slinky, Rex and more characters.
Currently, the space ranger shows us its best version, that is, the original story that moved Andy from the first moment. Buzz must face a dangerous intergalactic adventure together with his commander and crew, after his ship is abandoned on a hostile planet millions of light years from Earth. It’s time to find your way back home, but Zurg and his robot army will be a threat to execute this mission.
Beyond Infinity: Buzz and the Journey to Lightyear is available to view at Disney+ since last June 10.