ET Reunites With Elliott, but for an Xfinity Ad, Not a Movie Sequel

The spot recreates the 1982 film’s most iconic moments

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was one of the highest-grossing films ever made, but director Steven Spielberg always resisted making a followup to his 1982 film about an alien left behind on earth who befriends a young boy and attempts to “phone home.”