Feb. 3 is quickly approaching and we're getting super excited. Not about the Super Bowl ... but the commercials.
As the big day gets closer we're learning more about which celebs we should expect to see hawking a variety of wares for Madison Avenue. And in some cases, a few teaser commercials have already begun to leak. Everyone from Harrison Ford to Alex Rodriquez to Cardi B is on board.
According to Sports Illustrated in 2018 advertisers shelled out more than $5 million for a 30-second spot. Ad Age reports advertisers are expected to pay comparable figures in 2019. Among the advertisers shelling out big for TV spots this year according to Ad Age are Pepsico, Anheuser-Busch, Audi, Bumble, Burger King, Kraft Heinz, Hyundai, Kia and Mercedes-Benz.
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So without further ado here are some of the commercials we've seen thus far.
Jason Bateman is Going Down
Jason Bateman is the elevator operator as a couple gets on to say they are going car shopping. "You're going down," Bateman says. "Way down."
The spot is for Hyundai's Shopper Assurance program, which the company says makes automobile buying more convenient and pleasant.
Tony Romo is Looking for a Little Comfort
Former Dallas Cowboys QB and current CBS football analyst Tony Romo pops up in Skechers ad promoting slip-on footwear.
Adam Scott Teams With 2 Chainz for Expensify
Expensify, the world's leading application for expense management, receipt scanning, and business travel goes all in for it's first Super Bowl ad which stars the rapper and actor Scott, and includes a hidden receipt for viewers to "expense."
Zoe Kravitz Grabs a Michelob Ultra Pure Gold,
The "Big Little Lies" and "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" star can be seen in one of two spots by the brew maker with a whispered message about its organic brew, Pure Gold.
Luke Wilson Likes to Get Really Close
Colgate was one of the first advertisers to get their Super Bowl spot out with this ad that gets Luke Wilson right in your face,
Sarah Jessica Parker and Jeff Bridges Meet up for Stella Artois
Sarah Jessica Parker and Jeff Bridges are bringing a couple of famed characters back to life for a charity in a new Super Bowl commercial.
Parker will reprise her "Sex and the City" Carrie Bradshaw role and Bridges will appear as "the Dude" from "The Big Lebowski" in a Stella Artois commercial to raise money to combat water shortage. In the commercial, the two separately order the beer instead of their trademark drink and end up sitting next to each other. Bradshaw prefers a Cosmopolitan cocktail, while the Dude's usual is a White Russian cocktail.
Cardi B and Steve Carell Do Pepsi Right
Pepsi is more than OK. Just ask Steve Carell and Cardi B, who makes her big splash on the Super Bowl stage.
Mr. Peanut Joins Alex Rodriguez
Retired Yankee Alex Rodriguez, sans his other half Jennifer Lopez, shows up in a Planters ad where he co-stars with the monocle- and top hat-wearing mascot Mr. Peanut.
Bublé vs Bubly
Crooner Michael Bublé is apparently irritated that the flavored water Bubly has almost, but not quite, copied his last name.
Amazon Drafts Harrison Ford, Forest Whitaker
It's a celebritypalooza as a set of mysterious teasers hints at Amazon's Beta Testing Program for the stars. The teasers unveil Amazon's Alexa blog, which says the beta program is a top-secret division of Amazon that "employs celebrities to test Alexa-enabled technologies such as sub-aquatic audio waveform resonance, interspecies language translation, and voice-controlled body de-stressors."
Backstreet Boys Meet Chance the Rapper
In two short teasers for a Doritos ad, 1990s boy banders The Backstreet Boys are seen auditioning Chance the Rapper for a role in their band. But Chance is having a few issues busting those patented Backstreet moves.
Christina Applegate and M&Ms
Christina Applegate is trying to get into her car in a parking lot, but someone small seems to keep locking her out. Who could it be?