Super Bowl: James Franco Spectacularly One-Ups Rob Riggle for Ford Fusion (Video)

The game day commercial drives the car company’s “nearly double” message home

Last Updated: July 10, 2014 @ 6:56 PM

If they wanted over-the-top, Ford Motor Company couldn’t have cast a better star than James Franco for its Super Bowl commercial.

If you’re at all familiar with Franco’s work, then you know that he doesn’t do anything ordinary.

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In the game day spot, the busiest man in Hollywood found time to one-up “Daily Show” correspondent Rob Riggle in the 90-second “Nearly Double” commercial for the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Franco recreates Riggle’s commercial, but with the flair one would expect from the star. His version includes a tiger, pyrotechnics, choreographed dancers and hanging out of window to blow a dandelion.

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Watch the commercial above.