Hollywood actor George Clooney is the most recent movie star to star in a TV advert for British bakery model Warburtons – and is giving the ‘dough’ from his look to charity.
The A-lister, who turns 60 on Might 6, is seen alongside bakery boss Jonathan Warburton within the minute-long advert which is able to air on ITV on Might 8.
Mr Warburton will be seen making ready a bit of toast with butter to eat as his 3pm snack – solely to be interrupted as a receptionist runs into the room declaring: “Mr Warburton, George Clooney is on the road!”
Clooney’s face will be seen on a laptop computer, the place he’s ready to pitch an concept to Mr Warburton.
However the Ocean’s Eleven star is left dumbfounded when he’s snubbed for a bit of scorching, buttered toast as Warburton declares: “He can wait,” closing the laptop computer so he can eat his toast.
Clooney will be heard saying: “He hung up?”
While it isn’t the roll of a lifetime, the payment paid to Clooney for his participation within the marketing campaign was donated to the Clooney Basis For Justice, which was based by the actor and his spouse, the worldwide human rights lawyer, Amal.
The muse campaigns in opposition to human rights abuses around the globe.
On showing within the advert, Clooney mentioned: “It’s not daily your name is turned down for a slice of toast, however for sure I had loads of enjoyable filming this spot.
“It was nice working with the Warburtons workforce and I’m grateful for the assist they’re offering to the Clooney Basis For Justice.”
The corporate’s chairman, Jonathan Warburton, mentioned: “We’re thrilled to have George Clooney star in our newest marketing campaign.
“Video calls have turn into a part of regular life for thus many people over the last yr, however George Clooney popping up on display screen was fairly a shock!
“At Warburtons, we satisfaction ourselves on the care that goes into ensuring that each single loaf is as recent and prime quality as doable.
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“High quality is actually on the coronary heart of our 145-year-old enterprise, and this new advert is an actual celebration of that zeal, and we hope it’ll deliver a smile to these watching.”
Different big-name celebrities who’ve starred in Warburtons adverts embody Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone.
*The advert goes stay on social media from Might 7 and airs on ITV on Might 8.
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