Will Ferrell's New Super Bowl Ad Features a Hilarious Runaway Bride Scene

The actor will star in a commercial for GM and Netflix this Sunday, February 12.

Will Ferrell on Red Carpet in Black Suit

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There's a lot to look forward to from this year's Super Bowl LVII: From brothers Travis and Jason Kelce playing on opposing teams and Rihanna's Halftime Show performance to star-studded commercials from A-listers like Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck and Miles Teller and wife Keleigh Sperry, there will truly be something for everyone during Sunday's big game. If you're watching just for those aforementioned ads, there's another one to have on your radar: Actor Will Ferrell will star in a spot for General Motors and Netflix, and it features a hysterical—albeit brief—runaway bride scene inspired by a hit show from the streaming network.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the American carmaker and streaming giant teamed up to promote their new strategic alliance in which GM's electric vehicles will appear in Netflix original series and movies. To that end, Ferrell is seen driving or riding in a variety of different GM EVs in remakes of some of Netflix's most beloved hits: Army of the Dead, Squid Game, Bridgerton, Stranger Things, Love Is Blind, and Queer Eye are some of the shows represented in the spot.

During the Love Is Blind-inspired clip, Ferrell is seen in a white electric pickup truck as he waits outside a wedding ceremony. A bride runs out yelling, "Later, loser!" before a groom appears begging, "Tammy, wait!" Ferrell then drives off with the runaway bride, who is seen wearing a voluminous ball gown and flowing veil, as Vanessa Lachey, co-host of the hit series, says, "There goes another runner."

Ferrell isn't the only person waiting to help the bride make her escape. Also inside the car are Queer Eye stars Antoni Porowski, who is driving the getaway vehicle, and Jonathan Van Ness, who talks to the woman of the hour in the back seat. "Brad was so much better for you!" Ferrell says. "You should have gone with Brad!" Van Ness agrees, nodding and saying, "Yeah, Brad!"

Luckily for Ferrell, the quick clip isn't even remotely reminiscent of his own experiences with love. He and wife Viveca Paulin have been happily married for over two decades, People reports. The duo first met during an acting class in the 1990s and were married in 2000. In 2012, Ferrell opened up about his wife with Elle. "What I love most about Viv is very simple," he said at the time. "She totally got my sense of humor. I sent her flowers every day for a week with a card, like, 'You're the fifth-prettiest woman in the office.' She loved it. We had a shorthand with each other." The happily-married couple are the proud parents to three children, boys Magnus, Axel, and Mattias.

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