Chris Evans Says 'Lightyear' Is 'Unlike Any Pixar Movie to Date'

Chris Evans Says 'Lightyear' Is 'Unlike Any Pixar Movie to Date'

Chris Evans is opening up about his role in Lightyear.

The 40-year-old actor stars in the upcoming Disney/Pixar movie, which is set to hit theaters on June 17 and tells the origin story of Buzz Lightyear.

In a new interview with People, Chris said getting to be a part of the project felt like being a “kid in a candy store.”

Click inside to find out what he said…

“The movie Toy Story was such an impactful film. It’s so iconic and the characters had such variety. They just offer something that’s so relatable,” he told the outlet.

“This film is the origin story of Buzz Lightyear. It’s the story that made Andy and his friends want to go buy a Buzz Lightyear toy,” Chris continued. “I’m a massive Pixar fan. I was a kid in a candy store. It’s unlike any Pixar movie to date.”

The film also stars Uzo Aduba, James Brolin, Mary McDonald-Lewis, Keke Palmer, Efren Ramirez, Peter Sohn, Dale Soules, Taika Waititi and Isiah Whitlock Jr.

Check out the latest trailer for Lightyear here!

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