Advertising Agency: DDB CANADA/TORONTO, CANADA, CANADA Executive Creative Director: Andrew Simon Scriptwriter: Ed Malyon/Ryan Hamacher/Andrew Simon/Tom Goudie Agency Producer: Marie-Pierre Toure Account Supervisor: Liz Marshall/Amy Boro/Joel Hunking Producer: Marie-Pierre Toure
Full script of the ad IN ENGLISH, REGARDLESS OF THE ORIGINAL LANGUAGE OF THE AD SFX: Phone ringing
FVO: Hello? MVO1: Hi. Can I speak to Bill Murray? FVO: Just a minute please. Bill! Bill! MVO2: What? FVO: Telephone. MVO2: What? FVO: Telephone. Turn that off.
MVO2: Hello? MVO1: Bill Murray. MVO2: Yes. MVO1: The man, the myth, the legend. Unbelievable. I am your biggest fan. MVO2: Pardon me? MVO1: Sorry, I’m so nervous. I’ve written a movie that would be perfect for you. MVO2: Uh-huh. MVO1: Was that your agent on the phone? ‘Cause I could send it to her. MVO2: (Laughs) MVO1: Okay, I should let you know that there’s a big nude scene. You’re okay with that, right? MVO2: Sounds like fun.
ANN: For the real stars, come to Blockbuster, where every Tuesday you can buy Hollywood’s hot new releases for just $19.99. See in store for details. Brief Explanation This is an actual recorded phone conversation between our actor and a Canadian whose name happens to be Bill Murray.
To remind people that Blockbuster is the place to find the best movies at the best prices. To show that the real stars are found at Blockbuster, we phoned regular Canadians with the same name as a big movie star and pretended they were their namesake.
The Radio ad titled BILL MURRAY was done by DDB Canada, Toronto advertising agency for product: New Release Dvd Sales (brand: Blockbuster) in Canada. It was released in the Sep 2008.