She's gotten engaged on "Parks and Recreation," she was nominated for an Emmy and a Golden Globe, and she successfully co-hosted the Globes with BFF Tina Fey. And for her next trick, Amy Poehler's going to sell you a cell -- a cell phone, that is -- during Super Bowl XLVII.
Poehler will star in Best Buy's commercial, which will debut during the first quarter of the February 3 NFL championship game. The 30-second spot was recently filmed in Los Angeles.
Oscar nominee Bryan Buckley, who's directed more than 40 Super Bowl ads in the past decade (including ones starring Conan O'Brien, Burt Reynolds, Ozzy Osbourne, and Will Ferrell), helmed Poehler's ad, and while the commercial's theme is being kept hush-hush, a photo of Poehler on the set shows her standing amid rows of cell phones.
Director Bryan Buckley talks about his famous Super Bowl spots:
"Amy Poehler's Golden Globe performance left us all wanting to see more of her," Scott Durchslag, senior vice president of digital and marketing for Best Buy, told AdWeek.com.
"We are thrilled to feature her in our commercial this year and bring the public another dose of her unparalleled humor. We know people have high expectations for these ads, and Amy delivers a whole new dimension of entertainment."
The San Francisco 49ers will take on the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII, which airs Sunday, 2/3 at 6:30 PM on CBS.
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