Actor Tom Hanks shared his thoughts on Chris Evans voicing Buzz Lightyear in Disney's Lightyear instead of Tim Allen.
In an interview with CinemaBlend, Hanks, who voiced pull-string cowboy toy Woody in the Toy Story franchise, expressed confusion about Allen not returning to voice Buzz. "They didn't let Tim Allen do it," he said. "I don't understand that."
Read more in CBR.
It’s hard to think of an animated character that is more iconic than Toy Story’s Buzz Lightyear. Voiced by Tim Allen, Buzz is goofy, optimistic, relatable, and undeniably lovable. So when Pixar and Disney announced that Buzz was getting his own feature film, entitled simply Lightyear, fans were naturally overjoyed. Understandably, it also came as a bit of a shock when news broke that Allen wouldn’t be voicing Buzz this time around — that the character would be played by Chris Evans, instead.
Read more in Consequence.
Origin stories have been all the rage lately. We got to see how the Joker got to be… the way he is… in Joker (2019). Robert Pattinson is providing us another Batman backstory in The Batman. And now, we’re getting the origin story for Buzz Lightyear in Pixar’s Toy Story spinoff film. Finally, right?
Read more here...
Contributor Paste Magazine, Film School Rejects, Consequence, Looper, & Screen Slate. First cow in the territory.