Why Outer Space Is a Go-To Theme for Super Bowl 2020 Ads

Olay, SodaStream, Turkish Airlines and Walmart have space-themed spots

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Space comes and goes as a hot trend in advertising, but if this year’s Super Bowl spots are any indication, space travel and sci-fi are back in for brands. At least four brands—Olay, SodaStream, Turkish Airlines and Walmart—will air ads that tie into space exploration and aliens on Sunday, using the theme to announce new campaigns and initiatives, or simply boost brand messaging.

Olay’s star-studded ad features Lilly Singh and Busy Phillips as astronauts heading to space with retired astronaut Nicole Stott as their co-pilot; Taraji P.



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