Norm Macdonald Is Now Playing KFC's Colonel Sanders
He's replacing fellow 'Saturday Night Live' alum Darrell Hammond.
There's a new Colonel in town.
Norm Macdonald has taken over the role of Colonel Sanders, replacing his fellow Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammond, who started appearing in KFC commercials in May. The ads play off the fact that Macdonald is the new face, with his Colonel Sanders decrying imposters from Hollywood pretending to be him.
"Other than not quite looking like him, his voice being different and his inability to cook the world’s best chicken, we thought Norm was the perfect choice to play the Real Colonel. I think the fans will agree," said Kevin Hochman, chief marketing officer KFC US.
Check out two of the ads below.