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Chris Evans Talks ‘Big Shoes to Fill’ Playing Buzz in ‘Lightyears’ at Red Carpet Premiere (Exclusive)

Chris Evans is not taking his iconic role as Buzz Lightyear lightly!

Evans, 40, walked the red carpet at the premiere of light year at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood on Wednesday, and the star spoke with ET’s Matt Cohen about his highly-anticipated new project.

When asked that Buzz’s most famous line – “To Infinity and Beyond!” How did it feel to distribute! – Evans admitted that it was indeed “nerve-racking”.

“Because it’s something we all know from someone else,” Evans said, referring to the distribution of Tim Allen’s line as Buzz Lightyear toy story Voting. “So that’s big shoes to fill and you want to put your own interpretation on it, but you also have to make sure you pay tribute to what we all know and what we all love.”

light year technically not toy story The film, in this sense, can expect something. Instead, it’s a meta take on an origin story for a toy character that people loved. toy story Voting. Just as toy story 2 introduced Woody’s Roundup –The children’s television show of the 1950s that inspired the Woody Cowboy doll — light year movie inside toy story The universe that inspired the iconic Buzz Lightyear action figure portrayed by young Andy in the first film of the franchise.

“The truth is… this is the character the toy is based on,” Evans told . told about his role in light year, “So you can’t make pure, fresh tracks on the show. You have to accept that.”

The original story idea was coined by longtime Pixar animator and director Angus MacLaine, who found a unique way to explore a new side of the beloved hero.

“Buzz is a character I’ve always been very interested in and associated with, ever since I started toy story 2 as an animator, and I’ve always been attracted to him,” McLain told ET in an interview last year. “I’ve always been curious about the world of Buzz, like, the world of Space Rangers and the world of Starr. . command.”

It was originally meant to be this lampooning of a collection of sci-fi clichés toy story As a punchline,” MacLaine recalled the world-building surrounding the Star Command protagonist, “but as time went on in the studio, I got really, really interested in what the movie would look like.”

light year It will hit theaters on Friday, June 17. Watch the trailer below!

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