Trending on Twitter: Was Chris Evans photoshopped in Disney publicity photos?
Chris Evans found himself in fashion Twitter TWTR this weekend, when speculation arose over whether the actor had been pictured in photos taken at the Walt Disney Co. SAY Pixar Pier in Anaheim, California.
What happened: Evans stars as the voice of the heroic astronaut in Pixar’s “Lightyear,” which opens in theaters June 17. In a promotion for the film, Evans appeared in a Photo shoot at Pixar Pier, take pictures with costumed characters from Pixar and classic Disney animated films.
However, in both images, Evans appeared to be standing in an identical pose with his hands in his pocket. The lack of a gap between the photographs led to speculation on social media that Evans was photographed in the images.
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What happened next : Evans took to his Twitter page to insist he was physically present for the photoshoot, Tweeter“I promise I’m not photoshopped!” I just have a very disciplined pose. (And I don’t know what to do with my hands)”
Unsurprisingly, Evans’ Pixar Pier pose was Photoshopped by social media mischief-makers in a series of unlikely situations. Ryanair RYAAY positioned Evans as a passenger on her plane, while several Twitter residents, including Elly R-ma digitally imagined themselves posing with the actor.
Beyond “Lightyear,” Evans addressed rumors that he would return as Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies.
“It seems like something people would like to see,” Evans said in a interview with comics. “I don’t want to disappoint anyone, but it’s hard to… It was such a good race and I’m so happy about it. It’s so precious to me. It would have to be perfect. It would just be scary to shake something that is, once again, so dear to me. This role means so much to me. So seeing him again would be a tall order.
Photo courtesy of Pixar’s Twitter page