Universal recruits Peyton Manning for Super Bowl ad

By Ashley Carter, Attractions Insider
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 4:39 PM EST

With the Super Bowl just days away, Universal Parks and Resorts has released a new commercial starring Peyton Manning.

  • Peyton Manning becomes "vacation quarterback" in new ad
  • Manning visits the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • Commercial will air during the Super Bowl

Manning—a two-time Super Bowl champion—takes on the role of “vacation quarterback.”

“This is your moment,” Manning says in the ad, as he “coaches” a family through their vacation. “You are more than a team. You’re a family. Now let’s get out there and play.”

In the spot, Manning tries to conjure a spell at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. He struggles to pronounce accio correctly.

Manning is shown riding the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster, as well as Jurassic Park-The Ride. He also encounters Megatron and minions.

The New England Patriots will take on the Philadelphia Eagles during Sunday’s big game.

A 30-second version of the Manning commercial will debut during halftime.

An extended version is available online. Watch it below.


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