The two-minute film - which runs to a longer, four-minute version in the U.S. - sees the adorable alien return to Earth to reconnect with his old friend, learning about all of the world's new, advanced technology in the process. He calls him E.T. and slowly introduces him to his family: brother Michael (Robert MacNaughton), sister Gertie (Drew Barrymore), and mother Mary (Dee Wallace).
When you woke up this morning, we bet you didn't expect to see an official E.T. sequel-but that's kind of what's happened, just in a slightly unconventional, very commercial way.
It did take a company like Xfinity to bring E.T. back to screens in 2019, even if screens today mean smaller screens at home. "It's really a win-win", the actor said in a statement.
Jurgen Klopp tips Van Dijk for Ballon d'Or ahead of Salah
Lionel Messi won the 10th La Liga title of his career last season scoring 36 goals and providing 13 assists in 36 top-flight for Barcelona .
Now, nearly 40 years later, E.T. and his old pal Elliott finally reunited - in a new commercial for Xfinity. Thomas also said that Spielberg was apparently on board for the commercial, "because the integrity of the story isn't lost in this retelling".
It's been 37 years since the release of "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial".
Lance Acord, Director: "More than anything, the whole story is about family".
Femicide: Huge rallies across France to condemn domestic violence
Spain, by contrast, slashed its domestic violence rates following a series of legal and educational measures launched in 2004. Some marchers want 1 billion euro in government investment, though the funding is expected to fall far short of that.
Audiences first got a glimpse of the reunion when a two-minute version of the ad premiered during NBC's broadcast of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, according to Entertainment Weekly. If not, remember your old pal E.T.is always with you - in here.
"People don't care about technology inherently".
Although technology has changed our world since they last saw each other, their friendship remains strong and is a touching reminder of how important reconnecting is at Christmas.
Two NFL execs think Colin Kaepernick could be signed within weeks
A video of the workout, along with an interview, will be prepared and sent to every head coach and general manager in the league. Sports, the NFL-mandated waiver including non-guarantees of employment was a major issue when it came to how things fell apart.
We don't want to spoil the ending, but it is certainly emotional.