Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ Generates Lackluster Buzz in Movie Theaters

Less-than-expected families went to see “Lightyear” this weekend, which underscores the challenge of conquering large audiences this summer with a blockbuster movie. “Lightyear” recorded box-office sales of $51 million in the US and Canada, the 16th best opening weekend for Pixar Animation Studios, which owns Walt Disney

The film is the first Pixar film to be shown in theaters, following the origin story of Toy Story films’ toy space ranger Buzz Lightyear. in more than two years, According to a person familiar with the matter, “Lightear” cost around $200 million to make.