It’s a piece of shocking news for the fans of Buzz Lightyear from the Toy Story series. Time Allen will not be voicing the animated character. The director has a reason for that which kind of justifies it. Although the audience is not happy with the news.
Buzz Lightyear has been one of the favorite characters from the movie Toy Story. He is smart, witty, and fun. He brought humor to the show.
About the movie
The film Lightyear is an energized science fiction film made by Pixar Animated Studios, this film is a side project of the Toy Story film series, Lightyear presents a history of the person Buzz Lightyear who is a pilot/space explorer. This film is composed and coordinated by Angus McLane.
The story of the movie
Lightyear recounts the narrative of youthful space traveler Buzz Lightyear, who, after being marooned on an unfriendly planet with his commandant and team, attempts to find a way back home while defying danger to the universe’s wellbeing. At first, the source material for Buzz Lightyear was presented in Toy Story (1995).
Who is Tim Allen?
Tim Allen is an American-born actor and comedian. People started to know him for playing Tim Taylor/The “Toolman” on the ABC sitcom Home Improvement for eight years (1991 – 1999, and also Mike Baxter on the sitcom “Last Man Standing” for ten years (2011 – 2021). But this new generation might know him from the movie series Toy Story where he voiced the character Buzz Lightyear. He also did many movies like Tropical Snow, Galaxy Quest, Joe Somebody, Wild Hogs, Crazy on the Outside, and El Camino Christmas.
Why is Tim not returning?
The producer of the movie Lightyear Galyn Susman said that Tim Allen is buzz Lightyear the toy. He said that they not making a Toy Story movie, they are making a Buzz Lightyear movie. SO, they needed a different person to voice the role.
He also said that there’s not really a role and it will just create confusion for the audience. Buzz was a side character in Toy Story but Lightyear is the main character story.
Who will play Buzz in Lightyear now?
Chris Evan will voice the character in the movie Lightyear. Chris Evan has already posted it in December 2020 that he will be in the movie.
What does Chris Evan have to say?
Chris stated that his team was excited to get a film offer from Pixar. He also said that playing Captain America had taught me the art to fill the role according to the people’s expectations. But he feels humbled to be a part of one of the greatest movie franchises ever.
He also said that his role in the movie is the human form of Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story. So, people don’t have to confuse the two characters. Just enjoy his origins of him.