Prepare to feel nostalgic after watching the first trailer for Netflix’s upcoming comedy series “Blockbuster”. The trailer begins with Randall Park, who stars as Timmy Yoon, the manager of his hometown Blockbuster video, finding out that his location is the last one standing in America.
Suddenly, he’s faced with the challenge of saving his store with the help of his staff, including “recently single long-time crush, Eliza (Melissa Fumero), aspiring filmmaker Carlos (Tyler Alvarez), mother figure Connie (Olga Merediz), naive Hannah (Madeleine Arthur), and landlord’s daughter, Kayla (Kamaia Fairburn),” as per Entertainment Weekly.
Timmy also takes on a bittersweet relationship with his best friend and landlord Percy (JB Smoove), who is torn between being loyal to his friend and collecting rent. READ MORE: Netflix Debuts First Images From Comedy Series About The Last Blockbuster Video Upon taking action, the community discovers unforeseen gifts within the store and their ability to rekindle the human connections lost to the digital age.
Timmy’s employees can only hope that their battle to preserve the past will be the push he needs to step into the present. Park previously spoke to EW, noting that he took the job because “there was just so much going on with these characters.” “There’s just so much history and so many complicated feelings,” he explained, “but also just feelings of real love and camaraderie… it just had so much heart.Read more on etcanada.com