Actor James Cromwell Teams up with PETA For “Provocative” Super Bowl Ad
UPDATE: The Super Bowl ad has officially been released, and is described below:
“In the controversial ad, religion meets animal rights activism, as renowned actor and longtime PETA supporter James Cromwell portrays a priest hearing the confession of a meat marketer in the spot titled “Redemption.””
You can watch the full ad, which “never made the airwaves,” below:
James Cromwell, who became a vegan and animal rights activist after filming Babe, has teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to film a “provocative” Super Bowl ad.
The actor was featured in a short video on PETA’s Instagram page, where he announced the news:
“Hello PETA followers, this is James Cromwell and we’re here in this beautiful church shooting a Super Bowl ad. I can’t tell you too much about it, but it’s very provocative and you’re gonna enjoy it, and it’s important. Thanks, watch.”
PETA adds that the ad is “coming soon.” The next Super Bowl is set for Sunday February 4, 2018.