The Superbowl is more than the game and the halftime show. It is also an opportunity to showcase some of the biggest star-studded advertisements. From singers to actors, big celebrities are cast in these big-budgeted advertisements. But the Arnold Schwarzenegger and Salma Hayek duo was one of the most unexpected pairings, with an outrageously hilarious theme.
The advertising company gets one shot to outdo every other big commercial during the game and they did so with 2022 BMC Commercial. Casting the Terminator actor was definitely electrifying.
What was the 2022 Arnold Schwarzenegger commercial all about?
From Terminator to Commando, Arnold Schwarzenegger has played a lot of thrilling roles in his career. But his role as a Zeus in the BMW advertisement stole the show. The one-minute thirty-second advertisement on Dailymotion shows the actor as God Zeus with Salma Hayek as Hera, who is shown adjusting to their new life as normal people after taking retirement from their job as Gods. But normal life is not as relaxed as Zeus expected it to be.
He is tired as people around ask for some of his spark for their equipment, but the Greek God is missing a spark in his own life. The character tells Hera how he is done with the place. She responds with, “We’ll see about that,” and gets him a shiny new brand-new all-electric BMW iX. Thereon, they happily drive while singing Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant. At the end of the commercial, it showcases a BMW logo.
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But this is just the latest Arnold Schwarzenegger commercial. He has also acted in some other star-studded and hit Superbowl commercials.
A look into the other Schwarzenegger-starred Superbowl commercials
Back in 2014, the former bodybuilder dressed up in shorts in a rather quirky character playing table tennis for the Bud Light commercial that cost about $3 million to make. On the other hand, his 2015 Mobile Strike gaming commercial showed portrayed him as an almost Bond-style character. He even played his iconic Terminator character to promote Superbowl XXXVII.
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