Disney’s New ‘Lightyear’ Movie Opens Today!

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Mickey and Minnie Disney Bounding as Woody and Buzz!!

Actor Chris Evans, voice of Buzz Lightyear, made a special appearance at Disney California Adventure ahead of the movie’s release this weekend!

Watch the trailer here: Lightyear 2022

Opens June 17th

When Pixar’s original “Toy Story” movie was released in 1995, Chris Evans was a 14-year-old, obsessed with Alice in Chains and Pearl Jam, who dreamed of working at Disney and being a film animator. So getting to utter the famous quote “To infinity and beyond!” as an adult was a thrill almost three decades in the making.

The catchphrase now has emotional heft, reflecting the strong bond between astronaut Buzz (voiced  by Evans) and his mentor/commander Alisha (Uzo Aruba).

To infinity and beyond!

In the new movie, the space rangers say it to each other and touch fingers when they’re about to embark on a mission, and it becomes a much larger theme through “Lightyear” as Buzz also shares it with his friend’s Alisha’s daughter Izzy.

“What was really great watching it in this movie is you understand that it’s a pact between friends. It’s a promise. And I think that’s wonderful,” Aduba says.

Adds Evans: “You knew that Pixar was going to have fun with all of those origins, those reasons for why he says the thing he says. That line in particular, (it) was really satisfying to know that it was actually part of this connection he had with this person.”

Chris Evans looking cool!

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We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

Adventure Book Cover
Adventures in the Animal Kingdom
book Two Girls
Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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Have a magical day!

Two Disney Sisters

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Buzz Lightyear at Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival.

We love the Toy Story movies!

Now & Then:

Two Disney Sisters
Meeting them again at Andy’s Room
CP Moment First Housing Event Toy Story
Meeting them for the first time.

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