Tim Allen shares how he For real feels about the new light year movie.
“I’ve kept out of this,” he said during a June 29 interview with… Additional† “We talked about this many years ago…but the brass that made the first four movies isn’t this one. It’s a whole new team that really had nothing to do with the first movies.”
Allen, 69, added that when he heard they were making a live-action movie about Buzz Lightyear, he thought it was a movie with “real people, not an animated thing.”
“There really isn’t any” Toy Story Buzz without Wood,” he continued. “I’m not quite sure what the idea is – I’m a conspiracy theorist. It seems to be a great adventure story, and as I see it, it is not a great adventure story. It’s a wonderful story, it just doesn’t seem to have anything to do with the toys. It has no relation to Buzz.”
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light year opens in theaters on June 17 and serves as a prequel to the 1995 film Toy Storywith a star Tom Hanks as Woody and Allen as Buzz Lightyear. Allen went on to voice the space keeper for four films in the franchise, but Chris Evans was chosen to play Buzz in light year— a move that was surprising to many people, including Patricia Heaton†
three days earlier light year was scheduled to be released, the Everyone loves Raymond actress slammed Disney and Pixar for not casting Allen as Buzz.
“I saw the Buzz Lightyear trailer and all I can say is that Disney/Pixar made a HUGE mistake by not casting my friend @ofctimallen Tim Allen in the role he originally played, the role he owns,” she tweeted on June 14. “Tim IS Buzz! Why would they completely castrate this iconic, beloved character?”
Heaton added: “Why remove that one element that makes us want to see it? #stupidHollywooddecisions.”