Comic-Con 2019: Netflix drops trailer for 'The Movies That Made Us', a spin-off from 'The Toys That Made Us' series
Netflix dropped the trailer of 'The Movies That Made Us', a spin-off series to the popular show 'The Toys That Made Us' at the SDCC panel of the latter on July 18, Thursday. The trailer of the spin-off featured iconic movies such as 'Dirty Dancing', 'Home Alone', 'Die Hard', and 'Ghostbusters', all of which are being discussed and dissected by familiar and not so familiar faces. The show is set to premiere later this year and according to the trailer, it is "the spin-off we never knew we needed but always wanted."
The trailer also shows Reginald VelJohnson revisiting “Nakatomi Plaza”, featured in the 1988 Die Hard film three decades after the film released. There is also a commentary on why "Nobody puts Baby in a corner", a dialogue from 'Dirty Dancing' is "a ridiculous line" among many other insights.
Netflix's 'The Movies That Made Us' is directed by Nacelle founder and CEO Brian Volk Weiss, whose The Nacelle Company produces the show. They are also producing 'The Toys That made Us' season 3. Weiss is also one of the executive producers on the project along with Cisco Henson, Ben Frost and Jay Chapman.
'The Toys That Made Us' is currently on its third season and the show sees the brains behind some of the best toy franchises discuss the rise and fall of their toy lines, which more often than not is a source of billion-dollar revenue for their franchise. The third season of this show consists of four episodes with each of them talking about Power Rangers, Wrestling, My Little Pony and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
The second season, which also consisted of four episodes spoke of Star Trek, Transformers, LEGO, and 'Hello Kitty'.