Super Bowl commercial: Willem Dafoe becomes Marilyn Monroe for Snickers
While Marilyn Monroe’s time in The Seven Year Itch produced one of the most iconic scenes in movie history, the actress didn’t quite look the same on film as she did before shooting. In fact, she looked suspiciously like Willem Dafoe, as Snickers’ new Super Bowl spot claims.
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Dafoe stars as the American icon in the midst of filming the famous sequence in which her dress is blown up by the wind from a subway grate, but predictably, Dafoe is agitated by the whole process. Until he gets his hands on a Snickers bar. Then he’s perfectly content — and also no longer Willem Dafoe.
Watch Dafoe in the ad above as he meets the biggest challenge of his career. The big game airs Sunday on CBS.