It looks like we’re about to see a new comedy series called blockbuster on Netflix in the near future, and we can’t wait to see it! We’re going to share with you everything we know about this upcoming comedy series.
If you’ve been wondering if the Netflix Original is centered around a Blockbuster store, we’re here to tell you it is. All 90’s kids know how important Blockbuster was to their childhood. As a kid, you dreamed of the day your parents would take you to a Blockbuster store and allow you to buy any movie or video game you wanted.
You could go to a Blockbuster store and rent almost any movie or video game you can think of. Of course, the atmosphere in the store also played a role. Everyone seemed so happy the whole time. Honestly, talking about blockbusters brings back a sense of nostalgia.
Now Netflix is ordering the comedy series blockbuster, we see again the blue movie ticket stub with the logo torn on one side. Read on for the release date, cast, synopsis, and more of the upcoming comedy series.
Release date of the blockbuster
Mark your calendars and clear your schedule because the comedy series arrives on Netflix on Thursday November 3rd, 2022! Expect the full season to drop at 12:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 p.m. ET on the release date.
According to What’s on Netflix, Randall Park will play Timmy, one of the leads. You may know Park from the superhero series WandaVision. Netflix announced this in February 2022 Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Melissa Fumero had joined the cast. The full cast list has now been released.
Here’s the full cast list below:
- Randall Park as Timmy
- Melissa Fumero as Eliza
- Tyler Alvarez as Carlos
- Madeleine Arthur as Hannah
- Olga Merediz as Connie
- JB Smoove as Percy
- Kamaia Fairburn as Kayla
- Ashley Alexander as Mila
- Robyn Bradley as Miranda
The show follows the workers at the video store as they struggle to keep the store from closing. These workers are employees at the last remaining Blockbuster store in America and must find a way to keep the store afloat. There will be a lot of drama but remember this is a comedy so you will laugh a lot.
Here’s the summary of the Netflix press release below:
Timmy Yoon (Randall Park) is an analog dreamer living in a 5G world. And after learning he’s running the last blockbuster video in America, Timmy and his staff (including his longtime crush Eliza (Melissa Fumero)) struggle to stay relevant. The only way to succeed is to engage their community in it remember they can do something big corporations can’t: human connection.
Number of blockbuster episodes
This series will consist of 10 episodes, with each episode running for 30 minutes.
When is Blockbuster filmed?
Production began sometime in late February 2022 with a tentative completion date of May 2nd. However, it looks like production was still ongoing as of May 2, as Melissa Fumero posted an Instagram Story saying filming is almost complete. On May 5, the cameraman for blockbuster posted a photo of a camera in front of a Blockbuster store on Instagram.
We shared the following caption:
wrap shot. @thatvanessaramos has created such a fun world for us to play in for 3 months and can’t wait for you to see this show!! I am incredibly grateful to have been part of this very special project with some amazing talents and kind hearted souls who treated me kindly and made working together more than rewarding. Thanks Vanessa, David, Jackie and @paymanbenz for bringing me – I have… no notes. What a ride! The cast, the crew, the memories…one for the books. I’m so damn proud of what we’ve done here. Get ready, you’ll fall in love and laugh at #Blockbusters on @Netflix. #Season 1 #Cinematography #ComedyForever #Kindness is Magic #Grateful
Based on the caption, it looks like production wrapped on May 5th.
Check out these first look photos from the upcoming comedy series!
On Friday, October 7th, Netflix unveiled the official trailer for the new comedy series set in the last Blockbuster store in the United States. We get our first look at the characters from Randall Park and Melissa Fumero, who may or may not be flirting with a won’t-they-will-they romance.
Elsewhere in the hilarious trailer, blockbuster previews the quirky supporting characters that complete the video store’s staff. If you love shows like Community, Supermarket, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Happy end, You will surely love the new comedy.
Check out the official trailer in the video below!
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