It’s not a mystery why “Lightyear” flopped at the box office.
The main reason was the messaging.
Once again, Disney is on a quest to turn every child into a bona fide member of the LGBTQ community.
But also it’s because they took Buzz Lightyear’s voice away.
How can Buzz be “Buzz” without Tim Allen, who is the actor who first breathed life into that character?
He can’t be… and that was a big problem.
And that’s exactly what “Everybody Loves Raymond” star Patricia Heaton noticed and called out.
She even said Disney “castrated” the character.
Ouch. Sad but true.
Western Journal reported that a June comment from Patricia Heaton has proven to be an accurate summary of the mood of movie-goers who have been less than enthused with the new Pixar film “Lightyear.”
Disney made a big deal about reinserting a scene featuring a same-sex kiss in the film, which made headlines as 14 foreign nations banned it. And now, those who have other options for entertainment are taking advantage of them.
According to Forbes, the movie earned $6.57 million over the first part of the Fourth of July holiday weekend for what it called a “miserable $105.4 million 17-day total.”
“That’s less than Minions 2’s $108.5 million Fri-Sun opening weekend. The $200 million flick has earned $191 million worldwide for a likely under-$240 million global finish,” Forbes reported.
Heaton said the film made a mistake in not using Tim Allen to be the voice of Buzz Lightyear.
Here’s a tweet she published after seeing the trailer:
“Saw the trailer for Buzz Lightyear and all I can say is Disney/Pixar made a HUGE mistake in not casting my pal @ofctimallen
Tim Allen in the role that he originated, the role that he owns. Tim IS Buzz! Why would they completely castrate this iconic, beloved character?”
Saw the trailer for Buzz Lightyear and all I can say is Disney/Pixar made a HUGE mistake in not casting my pal @ofctimallen Tim Allen in the role that he originated, the role that he owns. Tim IS Buzz! Why would they completely castrate this iconic, beloved character?
— Patricia Heaton (@PatriciaHeaton) June 14, 2022
I’ll tell you why they did it for “politics.”
They wanted to go fully woke with this story, and they knew having a Christian/Republican voicing the character wouldn’t work.
Besides, Hollywood doesn’t want to reward actors who aren’t serving on the progressive plantation.
The movie has completely flopped, and let’s hope that Disney and the rest of Hollywood finally get it through their thick skulls that we don’t want to see “woke” nonsense, and parents really don’t want their kids indoctrinated into the LGBTQ religion by a bunch of immoral Tinsel Town degenerates.
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