Julia Louis-Dreyfus Makes Debut as Old Navy Spokesperson
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Among the new releases, Jim Parsons goes to the DMV in Intel's latest ad featuring the "Big Bang Theory" star, while Burger King's retro ad to plug the return of its Yumbo ham-and-cheese sandwich takes customers back to the 1970s.
And Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes her debut as Old Navy's spokesperson, replacing Amy Poehler. In the spot, Ms. Dreyfus goes all out for Christmas dinner with hand-harvested cranberries and a tur-pig-en (a chicken inside of a pig inside of a turkey -- "it's the whole animal kingdom in one bite"), then ditches it all to catch Old Navy's newest deals.