Nacelle and Culturefly Announce ‘Movies That Made Us’ Branded In-Store Section Exclusively at Walmart, Dedicated to Showcasing Iconic Films
By Staff Reports
Nacelle (The Movies That Made Us, Behind the Attraction, Icons Unearthed) and Culturefly are teaming up to announce a new shopping destination exclusively at Walmart. An in-store ‘Movies That Made Us’ branded collection will showcase new products inspired by iconic films in over 2000 Walmart stores starting Feb. 9, 2024.
The partnership enables Nacelle to expand their brands into the physical media market with an engaging and innovative collection featured at select Walmart stores.
The collection will include products inspired by classic titles pulled from episodes of ‘Movies that Made Us’: Jurassic Park, Ghostbusters, Back to the Future, Nightmare Before Christmas as well as other iconic titles like Friday the 13th, Child’s Play and more.
The collection will also launch a number of innovative new product lines from Culturefly, many of which were highlighted in 2023 at New York Comic-Con. Each item in the collection is designed with the movie-lover and fan in mind.
Exclusive to Walmart, each of the items on the ‘Movies that Made Us’ collection will include a rental code to choose from a unique selection of titles inspired by each item!
As well as expanding on the success of their miniature Tinymights, this exclusive program features new collectibles from Culturefly such as Gremlins Nooks, Friday the 13th 3Deep, Beetlejuice Clingers, and more! These unique products are sure to make fans nostalgic for their favorite films. Designed to be displayed in a variety of ways, each item will start a conversation about these fun movies! Here are more details about a few of these new products:
- Nooks – Decorative book nooks featuring characters from horror and Disney titles that can bring your book or movie collection to life on the shelf.
- 3Deep – Sculpted 3D versions of classic video covers that can be hung on the wall or displayed on your desk.
- Clingers – Uniquely retro, interactive scene-builders using vinyl cling decals of characters, props, and comic styled action bubbles to make your own scene on a backdrop.
You can get a sneak peek and pre-order 2 of the items at Walmart.com here:
- Friday the 13th 3Deep VHS: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Friday-the-13th-3Deep-Display/5090284847
- Gremlins Nook: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Gremlins-Stripe-Nook/5090284845
In The Movies That Made Us, you’ll unwrap the real stories behind iconic blockbusters such as Jurassic Park, Forrest Gump, Home Alone, Ghostbusters, Dirty Dancing, Back to the Future, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and more, thanks to insider interviews and behind-the-scenes peeks. All 16 episodes of The Movies That Made Us are streaming exclusively on Netflix. Brian Volk-Weiss directed the series, and also served as Executive Producer alongside Cisco Henson and Benjamin J. Frost.
“The collectibles business continues to create excitement as brands tap into more ways to engage fans outside of a theatre and away from their screens. We’re thrilled to introduce this new assortment from Culturefly and Nacelle and look forward to fans finding these exclusively at Walmart,” said Frank Barbieri, vice president of content and digital merchandise at Walmart U.S.
“The teams at Walmart and Culturefly have been fantastic partners in this venture to preserve pop-culture and nostalgia for generations that were ‘made by’ these iconic films and shows.” said Nacelle Company Founder and CEO, Brian Volk-Weiss.
Established in 2017, The Nacelle Company, founded by Brian Volk-Weiss, is an American diversified media company headquartered in Los Angeles, California, dedicated to producing quality entertainment. Nacelle is a leader in the pop-culture space through its scripted and unscripted productions, consumer products, records, distribution and podcasting divisions. Nacelle’s comedy division, Comedy Dynamics, is a worldwide leader in the stand-up comedy space, producing and distributing specials for Ali Wong, Tom Segura, Iliza Shlesinger, Pete Davidson, Jim Gaffigan, Tiffany Haddish, and more. Nacelle is currently producing the NacelleVerse, an interconnected universe that includes RoboForce, in partnership with Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia and Seven Bucks, and Biker Mice from Mars, in partnership with Ryan Reynolds and Maximum Effort.
The company’s hits include Netflix’s Emmy-winning, Down To Earth with Zac Efron and the NAACP Image award-nominated Kevin Hart’s Guide To Black History, as well as Netflix’s Movies That Made Us, Toys That Made Us, Behind The Attraction on Disney+, Sony’s Mad About You, Icons Unearthed, and Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek. The Nacelle Company develops, produces, and distributes across multiple platforms including Netflix, Amazon, Disney+, HBO, A&E Networks, Peacock, Hulu, Vice, and more.
Culturefly are pop-culture fanatics who create exclusive collectibles, subscription boxes, apparel, and accessories for every fan! Culturefly is aiming to bring together the best parts of pop-culture into a single curated shopping experience.