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Jim Carrey Reprises His Cult-Favorite ‘Cable Guy’ Role For Verizon’s Super Bowl LVI Commercial


The comedy weak teased that he’d be parodying his 1996 gloomy comedy movie in the cable provider’s Tall Bowl advert.

As all individuals knows, there’s no such verbalize as free cable! Verizon teased fans of Jim Carrey‘s 1996 cult classic movie The Cable Man ahead of Tall Bowl LVI on Monday February 7. The 60-year-used comedic skill showed that he’d be taking on the role from the gloomy comedy classic in a teaser clip for the Tall Bowl business about a days ahead of the broad recreation.

One thing broad is practically here!

Your net could perchance perhaps additionally fair no longer ever be the associated.

🚨2.13.22 🚨 #5GUltraWideband

— Verizon (@Verizon) February 7, 2022

The teaser featured a mysterious knock on the door, and since the girl went to head explore throughout the peephole and glimpse who turned into as soon as coming to her house, she noticed Jim’s mug throughout the peephole. He had about a wires over his shoulder and a collared shirt that you just’d demand to glimpse somebody setting up your house with cable and net wearing. He also announced, precisely who he turned into as soon as: “Cable Man,” he called throughout the door. “One thing broad is practically here! Your net could perchance perhaps additionally fair no longer ever be the associated,” Verizon wrote in a tweet with the clip. It also used the hashtag 5G Ultra Wideband, which would be what the company is advertising.

In case that you just can additionally fair no longer endure in mind, Jim performed Ernie “Chip” Douglas, the eponymous Cable Man of the 1996 movie. Chip is a cable provider who gets a tiny bit too connected to his prospects, and begins to terrorize no doubt one of them (performed by Matthew Broderick) by stalking him. Whereas the cable guy could perchance perhaps additionally fair no longer be as nicely-is named about a of Jim’s other roles, the movie parts an all-huge title forged of comedic skill alongside side Bob Odenkirk, Jack Unlit, Leslie Mann, and Ben Stillerwho also directed the movie.

Jim Carrey teased that his ‘Cable Man’ would return for Tall Bowl LVI. (Courtesy of Verizon)

Maybe the new business can inspire a complete new know-how to return and undercover agent the cult favourite flick for the principle time! Jim has positively been extra exposed to a brand new viewers in present years. He turned into as soon as carefully featured on The Weeknd’grand anticipated 2022 album Morning time FM, the place the comedian voiced a slick radio DJ. Jim also hasty joined the Saturday Night Are residing forged in the 2020 lead up to the election, the place he performed President Joe Biden, ahead of he got elected. 

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