The official trailer and key art have been released for ollie lost, a new series premiering on Netflix this month. Feeling a little reminiscent of toy story but in a world of real action, ollie lost is the story of a toy who goes on the ultimate adventure in his quest to find the boy who lost him. You can preview the series by watching the trailer below.
The four-part limited series is inspired by the original book by author and illustrator William Joyce Ollie’s Odyssey. Created by Shannon Tindle (Kubo and the two ropes, Coraline), the series stars Jonathan Groff, Mary J. Blige, Tim Blake Nelson, Gina Rodriguez, Jake Johnson and Kesler Talbot. You can read the official synopsis below.
Lost Ollie is an epic adventure about a lost toy who braves the many dangers of childhood as he travels the countryside to find the boy who lost him. and the story of the boy who lost more than a best friend. It’s a heartwarming tale for the child in all of us, remembering those special souls we lost but changed our lives forever.
Tindle served as writer for the series with Oscar-winning actor Peter Ramsey (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) to manage. The two also produced with 21 Entertainment’s Shawn Levy and Josh Barry, as well as Brandon Oldenburg and Lampton Enochs. Emily Morris was co-executive producer.
Lost Ollie features a stellar cast
Jonathan Groff (Frozen, hamilton) provides the voice of Ollie, a handmade toy bunny with a heart of gold. He is the best friend of a young boy, Billy, played by Kelser Talbot (50 states of fear). Mary J. Blige (muddy, Power Book II: Ghost) voices Rosy, a tattered teddy bear sewn together with other toys who becomes Ollie’s ally in his adventure. The third friend of the toy trio is Zozo, a clown doll voiced by Tim Blake Nelson (watchmen, O brother, where are you?). Zozo is a “true gentleman with a sense of humor” who quickly agrees to accompany Ollie.
Also appearing in the film as human characters, Gina Rodriguez (Joan the Virgin, Kajillionaire) and Jake Johnson (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, jurassic world). Rodriguez plays Billy’s mother, Sharon, who inspires her son’s creativity and imagination. Johnson plays James, Billy’s father, who can sometimes be short with Billy due to the stress he feels from overwork.
ollie lost will make its streaming debut on August 24, 2022, the netflix. Below you can take a look at the official key art.