News

Jeff Bridges channels ‘The Dude’ in new Kahlua ad

Jeff Bridges channels ‘The Dude’ in new Kahlua ad

Photo: YouTube

Actor Jeff Bridges has reprised his classic movie character “The Dude” from “The Big Lebowski” for a new advertisement promoting the stoner icon’s favorite cocktail.

The Kahlua commercial pays tribute to the vodka-based drink the White Russian, which Bridges, as Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski, famously slurped throughout the 1998 cult comedy, and the Oscar-winner insists he was more than happy to revisit “The Dude” and take part in the shoot.

He tells People.com, “As a short film entirely inspired by a simple classic cocktail, this story is creative, enigmatic and beautifully shot.”

The White Russian ad, directed by Ivan Zacharias, follows “the unlikely meeting of two men from different worlds, as told by a man reminiscing about his past adventures”.

Local Headlines

in Local

Education Funding

statehouse

Lawmakers from the Democratic-majority Senate and Republican-controlled House remain at odds over education funding...

in Local

Cherokee Standoff Plea Deal

courtnews1240

A Cherokee man who'd held officers at bay in a Cherokee County home has taken a plea deal...

in Local

Governor’s Appointees

branstad

Governor Terry Branstad announced appointments to fill Iowa's boards and commissions, and executive branch department directors...

in Local

Bullying Legislation

statehouse

Legislation aimed at expanding guidelines for Iowa educators who respond to school bullying has advanced in the House...

in Local

Mailed Drug Arrest

News Arrest1240 1

A Spencer woman is arrested after receiving drugs in the mail...