He’s played Jesus — now he’s playing the Devil. A 2013 Super Bowl ad is giving Willem Dafoe the chance to play Satan, in a promo for Mercedes-Benz.
In the commercial’s Faustian tale (backed by – what else? – the Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil”), Dafoe’s Devil tempts an impressionable young man to make a deal in exchange for Mercedes’ new CLA-Class – and all that comes with it (because everyone knows that owning a sleek car = scoring invites to red carpet events, getting your photo on the front of magazines and being chased by hoards of screaming girls).
Usher and model Kate Upton also appear in the ad. Check it out below: