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December 02, 2019

Exclusive Behind the Scenes Interview: David Hangs Out with E.T.’s Henry Thomas

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This week Xfinity Hangouts takes a nostalgic trip down memory lane with Xfinity editor David and E.T.’s Henry Thomas. They met during filming of Xfinity’s E.T. holiday short story, which you can see at

Watch as David and Henry hang out in a “real Hollywood trailer” and discuss the making of this new short story, how to (correctly) pronounce “Reese’s Pieces”, and more. Then relive the 1982 classic on demand via X1 or the Xfinity Stream app and web portal.

Check out the interview below, and watch the first season Xfinity Hangouts on X1 and Xfinity Stream!

As a bonus, go behind the scenes with Henry Thomas and the crew of "A Holiday Reunion" to see how it was made, and get some hints to easter eggs hidden in throughout the short film!

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