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Leclerc and Sainz to star in new Disney-Pixar movie

Ferrari drivers Charles Lelcerc and Carlos Sainz have landed roles in upcoming Disney-Pixar movie Lightyear, the latest in the Toy Story franchise.

Ferrari drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz will lend their voices to Disney-Pixar's upcoming Toy Story movie 'Lightyear'. The F1 heroes, who count a combined 234 Grands Prix, have landed their first acting credits having previously appeared on screen as themselves, most notably in Netflix hit 'Drive to Survive'. The film will tell the story of Buzz Lightyear as he embarks on an intergalactic adventure with a group of ambitious recruits and his robot companion.

Ferrari teammates to share role

With the film set for release in mid June, it is not yet clear which character the two drivers have been cast to voice. However, it has been confirmed that they will both be voicing the same character with Sainz lending his voice to the Spanish edition while Leclerc will star in Italian cinemas. It is also not yet known who will voice the character in English editions of the film. Speaking after completing his cameo, Leclerc said: "It was a completely different experience for me. Going into space like Buzz is definitely one of my dreams. It is a goal that maybe one day I will fulfil."


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