Watch Sean Astin Reprise Iconic Role in New KFC Commercial
The NFL 2019-2020 season is officially launched. In honor of the occasion, Sean Astin is back in his iconic character from the 1993 football movie Rudy . KFC brought Astin to be their last Colonel Sanders, but he is "Colonel Rudy " and the announcement looks heavily on the film's footage. The announcement even boasts of a false sequel: " Rudy II: It is Colonel Sanders now." Astin had this to say about signing up for KFC.
"When KFC approached me to take over the role of ] Rudy but play the role of Colonel Sanders, I knew it was something I could not pass in. Being able to recreate some of the film's iconic scenes with KFC rotation was such a fun experience. "
This is not the only time we will see Sean Astin resume his role as Rudy for KFC commercials. Daniel " Rudy " Ruettiger is pursuing a new dream, which will obviously be linked to the world of fast-food fried chicken, with links to the NFL since the beginning of the new season. KFC has issued a statement about the new advertising campaign and you can read it below.
"Colonel Sanders and Rudy Ruettiger tell similar stories in which they realize their dreams In the new campaign of KFC, Rudy II, the fans will see Rudy in search of realism a new dream – become Colonel Sanders.The site recreates several iconic scenes of the original film Rudy as the famous speech of the locker room and when Rudy is raised and carried off on the ground like a hero, but only KFC could do it. "
Kentucky Fried Chicken is no stranger to wacky marketing ideas. The revolving door of Colonel Sanders' actors has been one of their greatest successes over the years. Jason Alexander, Norm McDonald, Ray Liotta and country singer Reba McEntire are just some of the characters in this role. And there was a big match between RoboCop last year, during which the Cyborg police officer attacked KFC's mascot. Andrea Zahumensky, general manager of KFC's American marketing, explains his choice for the Rudy .
"1945912]". ] Rudy – Three American classics made one for the other, that is why we enlisted Colonel Rudy for Remind his fans that there was no better way to watch your favorite team with a bucket of the Colonel's famous fried chicken.
The Rudy KFC ads are starting to promote a limited offer where fans can get a free chocolate cake when you buy a 10-course meal in participating restaurants in North America As for the continued adventures of Colonel Rudy this is unclear at the moment, but he will pursue his new dream.The 1993 film is based on the real story of Daniel " Rudy " Ruettiger and KFC even put it in a small appearance in the latest announcement.
While Sean Astin is currently playing his new role as Colonel Rudy He will not return for The Goonies 2 in the near future.The actor has recently revealed that a new movie would probably happen, but it will act It's more likely to be a restart instead of a full sequel. Fans can really only hope for a few cameos from the original cast if this happens to be the case. While waiting to know, you can check out the latest Astin role below, thanks to KFC's YouTube channel.