Walmart Got Dee Rees, Melissa McCarthy and Nancy Meyers to Direct Short Films for the Oscars

Each 60-second short was inspired by a Walmart delivery box

Rees tapped her Mudbound star Mary J. Blige for the Walmart short. Walmart

Walmart asked directors Dee Rees, Nancy Meyers and Melissa McCarthy to each make 60-second short films inspired by one of the big-box retailer’s delivery boxes. The three ads aired tonight during the 90th Academy Awards ceremony on ABC.

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