- Chris Evans
- June 17th 2022
- Angus MacLane
Chris Evans voices the space ranger who inspired Andy’s Buzz Lightyear toy in the Toy Story franchise.
After years of being voiced by Tim Allen, the classic Toy Story character Buzz Lightyear is now voiced by Avengers star Chris Evans.
But there is a reason for that – as the film’s opening message explains, Buzz’s human owner Andy brought the action figure in 1995 after watching the space ranger in his favourite movie – and Lightyear is that movie.
Lightyear – starring Buzz the space ranger, not the toy – follows the character as he goes on a mission to discover if a planet is hospitable with his teammate Alisha Hawthorne (Uzo Aduba).
When it becomes clear the planet is not suitable for human life, they quickly try to escape, but their ship is damaged and they have to stay put.
Over the years, Buzz continually goes away on mini-missions to help them get back home without any success.
Whenever he fails, he returns to the planet and four years have passed for his friends when it’s only...