'I Don't Understand That:' Tom Hanks Speaks Out on Disney Recasting Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear

Add Tom Hanks to the list of people who don't understand why Disney recast Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear in the failed Lightyear movie. Hanks starred opposite Allen in the Toy Story franchise and was looking forward to going head to head with his friend when his Elvis biopic hit theaters.

The actor took a break from threatening to beat down someone who got too close to his wife to share his thoughts on the casting change.

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When the interviewer, who like Hanks I'm sure is aware of the casting controversy,...

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Jul 6th 2022
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