Ryan Reynolds Sneaks an Aviation Gin Ad Into a Movie Ad Inside a Samsung Ad

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Sometimes it seems like Ryan Reynolds can sell anything with his creative approach to advertising. But can he sell three completely unrelated things in one 30-second spot?

Yes. Yes, he can.

The newest ad starring the actor and Aviation Gin owner begins with a plug for his upcoming Netflix film, the Michael Bay-directed 6 Underground. He smoothly transitions to plugging Samsung QLED televisions, which, OK, seems like a pretty natural tie-in for a movie that’s bypassing the cinema and going right to streaming.

But if you can pack two brands into one ad, you might as well push it to three, even if it leaves your director reconsidering the artistic compromises required for a career in commercials.




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