Earlier this week Patrick Renna dropped the virtual reunion trailer and it brought back so many memories!
Earlier this month Patrick Renna discussed the upcoming of a new disney+ Series based on the iconic family baseball movie “The Sandlot”.
For the Reunion trailer, Renna was able to gather more members of the cast to join in this time than his last attempt back in 2018. Back when the cast celebrated the 25th year anniversary of the movie. including actress Marley Shelton, who played Wendy Peffercorn.
Renna says he was a bit confused. He pronounced;
Even though everyone in the cast got along together. Many of them faded contact in the years following. However, the 25th reunion got everyone back on track and excited to pitch some new upcoming ideas.
Original cast members Tom Guiry (Scotty Smalls), Patrick Renna (Hamilton “Ham” Porter), Chauncey Leopardi (Michael “Squints” Palledorous), Marty York (Alan “Yeah-Yeah” McClennan), Brandon Quintin Adams (Kenny DeNunez), Grant Gelt (Bertram Weeks), Victor DiMattia (Timmy Timmons), and Shane Obedzinski (Tommy “Repeat” Timmons) have all gotten together over the years. Renna had this to say.
Mike Vitar, who played Benny “The Jet” declined to be present, just like he did in 2018. Renna says that they still keep in touch though. “Anytime we do something I’ll send him an email and ask him and he’s usually like, ‘No, I’m gonna step back on this one,’ but he’s always really cool about it.”
Forthcoming Disney+ Series
Patrick Renna had some compelling information to unveil. For fans of the 1993 movie, this show sounds like it will be something to look forward to. He announces, “Everyone talked on it, every single one of the fellas are engrossed in it. The concept is we’re grown up and we have our own kids. And so it’s, there’s some cool angles to it.” But, the time setting sounds like it might be the best part.
LA Dodger Justin Turner and his wife Kourtney are the ones responsible for The Sandlot reunion idea and they both appear in the special, along with several other Major League Baseball players. Proceeds from the special will be going to the Justin Turner Foundation, which serves “homeless veterans, children (and their families) battling life-altering illnesses and diseases, as well as numerous youth baseball charity organizations.” All in all, this is for a tremendous cause and it looks like everybody involved had a lot of fun. You can check out the trailer above, thanks to the You’re Killing Me with Patrick Renna YouTube channel.