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'Lightyear' Star Chris Evans Strikes Pose Fit For Photoshop. Internet Does Its Thing

"My man looks like a cardboard cutout in the middle of Disneyland."

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Meara covers streaming service news for CNET. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in journalism. When she's not writing, she likes to dote over her cat, sip black coffee and try out new horror movies.
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Evans at Disney

Evans poses for a picture at Disney California Adventure Park on Saturday. One Twitter user wrote: "Please why does it look like his mom made him take these."

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Chris Evans has been busy -- and not just with media events for his new Disney and Pixar movie Lightyear.

Evans, who voices the titular space cadet in the animated film coming out Friday, has appeared at baseball game, hung out in Teletubbyland and filled in for Big Tex, the Texas State Fair's 55-foot-tall mascot.

Well, that's not exactly the case, but photos have been altered to make it look that way. A trove of doctored images began to surface after Twitter accounts for Pixar, Disney Parks and Lightyear posted two pics of Evans at Disney California Adventure Park over the weekend. In both photos, Evans wears a white shirt, skinny jeans and a casual smile. His hands are in his pockets, and his legs are spaced a bit apart. 

"Why does Chris Evans pose exactly the same in both shots," one Twitter user wrote, "like he's a 3D model they just moved around."

Other Twitter users referred to Evans as a "statue" or "cardboard cutout." Some suggested that the Disneyland images looked photoshopped -- a claim Evans himself took to Twitter to debunk. 

"I promise I'm not photoshopped into these! I just have a very disciplined pose," Evans wrote on Sunday in the tweet accompanied by the facepalm emoji. "(And I don't know what to do with my hands)."

Some Twitter accounts ran with the photoshop-able photo anyway. Here are some of the results. Lightyear currently stands at a score of 60 on CNET sister site Metacritic, with 33 reviews counted.

Watch out Big Tex, Evans is coming for your gig. 

A surprising turn of events. 

Evans + The Apollo 11 moon landing = Greatness.

Teletubbyland got a visitor.

And New Jersey baseball team The Trenton Thunder announced Evans had shown up in support.