Disney and Pixar’s Lightyear director Angus MacLane recently implied that long-time Buzz Lightyear voice actor Tim Allen was never considered to voice the character in the upcoming Lightyear film.
Source: LightyearSpeaking with Fandango, MacLane revealed that Chris Evans was the first choice for the role of Buzz Lightyear from the get go, which was over five-and-a-half-years-ago.
MacLane first revealed the film’s development began after Finding Dory, when Fandango asked, “When did Lightyear development start at Pixar?”
The director answered, ” It was after after Finding Dory. I’d always been attached to Buzz since I started at the studio. I always really like animating that character. And as a huge sci-fi movie buff, I’d always wondered what is the sci-fi action-adventure version of …