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Will Ferrell Asks to Star in Beer Commercials – For Free

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 by Liz Chatterton

Davenport, Iowa (of all places) will be treated to a series of Old Milwaukee beer commercials starring comedian/movie star Will Ferrell. The odd part of this story is that Will approached the folks at Pabst Brewing Company entirely unsolicited and asked if he could convince them to create the ads that will only air locally. He also offered to do the commercials free of charge.

Will Ferrell Old Milwaukee Commercials

Pabst is a smart company so they let the Anchorman star do his thing. Although we don’t know why it happened, we’re glad it did. Watch these videos and you will be too.

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3 Responses to “Will Ferrell Asks to Star in Beer Commercials – For Free”

  1. BEST WILL FERRELL IMPRESSION « Ayo Kdoe Productions Says:

    [...] to KegWorks Blog, Ferrell approached Pabst Brewing Company, makers of Old Milwaukee, and offered to do a series of [...]

  2. Video - Hey, Pass Me a Beer from the Almost Twins | KegWorks Says:

    [...] It’s nearly impossible to ignore the low-budget, ridiculously successful marketing that Old Milwaukee’s been doing lately. Remember those Will Ferrell commercials? [...]

  3. Beer Me, Will Ferrell! | Big Josh Cox Says:

    [...] What’s maybe more cool than the commercials themselves are how they came about. Per beer blog, Will approached the folks at Pabst Brewing Company entirely unsolicited and asked if he could [...]

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