The Blockbuster cast features Randall Park, Melissa Fumero and Olga Merediz. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Vanessa Ramos’ Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Blockbuster focuses on the last surviving Blockbuster video store in the world. As Timmy Yoon finds creative ways to increase revenue, he grows closer with a recently divorced female colleague. The narrative examines the ebb and flow of the main protagonists’ work routines. Here’s every actor and character in Blockbuster.
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Blockbuster Cast: Randall Park as Timmy Yoon
Character Profile: The manager of the last Blockbuster store. He values human interactions and enjoys chatting about movies with customers. Timmy struggles to express his true feelings for a colleague named Eliza.
Park’s Resume: Louis Huang in Fresh Off the Boat (2015-20), President Kim in The Interview (2014), Dr. Stephen Shin in Aquaman (2018), Marcus in Always Be My Maybe (2019), Jimmy Woo in WandaVision (2021)
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Blockbuster Cast: Melissa Fumero as Eliza Walker
Character Profile: Timmy’s co-worker and love interest. She spent one semester at Harvard and later divorced her cheating husband. Eliza returns to her ex while Timmy sorts through unresolved personal issues.
Fumero’s Resume: Adriana Cramer in One Life to Live (1998-2011), Melissa in I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (2009), Amy Santiago in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013-21), Lily in The House That Jack Built (2013), Melissa Tarleton in M.O.D.O.K. (2021)
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Blockbuster Cast: Olga Merediz as Connie Serrano
Character Profile: A Blockbuster employee. She brings “soup and hugs” to work. Connie’s husband runs a fight club.
Merediz’s Resume: Malena in The Place Beyond the Pines (2012), Julia Diaz in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2017-19), Judge Ollis in Bull (2019-20), Abuela Claudia in In the Heights (2021), Abuela Alma in Encanto (2021)
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Blockbuster Cast: Tyler Alvarez as Carlos Herrera
Character Profile: A gay Blockbuster employee. He moved to the United States at age five and dreams of relocating from Michigan to Hollywood. Carlos is attracted to self-absorbed people.
Alvarez’s Resume: Benny Mendoza in Orange Is the New Black (2015-19), Peter Maldonado in American Vandal (2017-18), Juan Diego in Veronica Mars (2019), Malcolm Stone in Never Have I Ever (2021), Dillon in Crush (2022)
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Blockbuster Cast: Madeleine Arthur as Hannah Hadman
Character Profile: A Blockbuster employee. She is a kind-hearted woman who gets along with co-workers. Hannah brainstorms with her Blockbuster crew.
Arthur’s Resume: Older Jane in Big Eyes (2014), Young Willa Warren in The Family (2016), Christine in To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018), Lavinia Gardner in Color Out of Space (2019), Mae Dodd in Devil in Ohio (2022)
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Blockbuster Cast: J. B. Smoove as Percy Scott
Character Profile: The owner of a strip mall store called Party! Party! Party! His daughter works at Blockbuster. Percy is Timmy’s long-time friend.
Smoove’s Resume: Leon Black in Curb Your Enthusiasm (2007-21), Cabbie in Date Night (2010), Flats in Hall Pass (2011), Mr. Stevens in We Bought a Zoo (2011), Mr. Dell in Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
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Blockbuster Cast: Kamaia Fairburn as Kayla Scott
Character Profile: Percy’s daughter, a Blockbuster employee. She is a passive-aggressive teenager who enjoys watching Dateline. Kayla bonds with Connie at work.
Fairburn’s Resume: Aaliyah (age 10-12) in Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B (2014), Piper Parish in Holly Hobbie (2018-), Diamond Brooks in Star Falls (2018), Agent Olina in Odd Squad (2018), Willow Underwood in Overlord and the Underwoods (2021-)
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The Blockbuster cast also includes Dan Shea (The Cabin in the Woods, The Interview), Keegan Connor Tracy (Bates Motel, The Magicians), Leonard Robinson (The Bronx Is Burning, Insecure), Miriam Smith (Burden of Truth, Breakthrough) and Jayne Entwistle (Desperate Housewives, Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty).
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