Patricia Heaton says Disney ‘castrated’ Buzz Lightyear by not casting Tim Allen

Actress Patricia Heaton has criticized Disney for replacing Tim Allen with Chris Evans in the new Toy Story spin-off “Lighter”.

Patricia Heaton was not happy that Disney told Tim Allen to leave.

Everyone loves Raymond actress criticizes entertainment conglomerate for replacing Allen Captain America star Chris Evans in new toy story spin off Light year, New York Post reports.

“Watched the Buzz Lightyear trailer and all I can say is that Disney/Pixar made a HUGE mistake by not casting my buddy Tim Allen in the role he came up with, the role he owns,” 64 raged. -year-old sitcom star. on the Tuesday in a viral Twitter thread with thousands of reposts. “Tim is Buzz! Why would they completely castrate this iconic favorite character?”

Allen, 69, memorably voiced the indefatigable astronaut wannabe in the original 1995 film. toy storyalong with its sequels Toy Story 2 as well as Toy Story 3as well as many other projects.

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Needless to say, Twitterati was quick to ridicule middle actress, with one foe“It would be nice to add a spoiler about Buzz Lightyear’s castration scene.”

“Hey Patricia! I totally agree, the castration scene in the film seemed unnecessary and rude in light of the casting choices.” bullied others.

“Seeing Buzz’s genitals was exciting, but knowing they weren’t Tool Man’s own penis and balls really pissed me off! It was incredibly difficult to climax.”

Meanwhile, writer Wajahat Ali accused Heaton of promoting “eternal sacrifice”.

“Tim Allen is a multimillionaire working on the Disney+ project. He wrote.

“Life is very good for him. Everything will be fine”.

However, others have noted that Allen’s casting would not have made canon sense, as Light year not about the Buzz Lightyear toy, but rather about the action hero it was based on.

“People don’t pay attention?” one moviegoer was outraged.

“Tim Allen’s Buzz is a human-based toy. Chris Evan’s Buzz is the real person who inspired the toy. The movie is about Buzz Lightyear the Human, not Andy’s toy.”

Light year producer Galyn Zusman has since confirmed that this discrepancy was the reason Evans was cast in the role.

“We didn’t make a Toy Story movie,” she said. at a recent press conference.

“We are making a film about Buzz Lightyear. And so, in the first place, we just needed another person playing Lightyear, separate from the toy.”

In a recent interview with Vanity Fair, Light year Director Angus MacLaine stated that Allen was not right for his version of Buzz, who is “a little dumber and a little dumber, and so he’s a comic relief.”

“In this film, Buzz is an action hero,” McLain explained.

“He’s serious, ambitious and funny, but not stupid enough to undermine the drama.

“Chris Evans has the gravitas and movie star quality that our character needs to separate him and the movie from Tim’s toy version. toy story“.

However, Heaton refused to back down from her position.

“Okay, the current Buzz Lightyear movie is an origin story, but the reason the character has become such a favorite is because [Tim Allen] created,” she wrote in a follow-up tweet. “Why remove one element that makes us want to see it?”

Meanwhile, some of her supporters have postulated that Allen is being insulted because of his conservative views.

“Disney makes ALL decisions with political implications.” one skeptical commenter wrote. “Tim Allen is conservative, so he is no longer suitable for hire in the Disney production.

“Stop saying ‘this is not a toy’ or anything like that. You know and I know why Allen didn’t voice Buzz.”

Allen’s last year The last Hero the sitcom was canceled by Disney-owned ABC, which angered fans and was due to the family comedy’s emphasis on conservative values. However, the network denied that the decision was based on politics.

Light yearwhich also features the voices of Keke Palmer, Taika Waititi, James Brolin, Peter Son and Uzo Aduba, opens in Australian theaters today.

This article originally appeared in New York Post and reproduced with permission

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