On its Twitter account Friday, Jeep posted a video teasing what appears to be a Super Bowl commercial shot – at least in part – on the Woodstock Square last weekend.
In the 15-second video posted on Jeep’s Twitter page, actor Stephen Tobolowsky points at the camera saying, “This Sunday is going to be a doozy.”
At the end of the video, white writing on a black background states, “This Sunday isn’t just game day. It’s Groundhog Day. 2.02.20.”
Messages to a spokeswoman for Jeep’s parent company, FCA US, were not returned Friday. The company previously has said it does not comment on the details of ongoing video productions – its own or those of outside partners – that may feature any of its vehicles.
However, in a statement posted online Wednesday, FCA US said the Jeep brand will debut one 60-second commercial during Sunday’s Super Bowl telecast.
Those around McHenry County watched last Saturday as actor Bill Murray – one of the stars of the film “Groundhog Day” – returned to Woodstock to shoot what reportedly is a commercial for Jeep.
Along with Murray, those around the Square also saw the actor who played the mayor in “Groundhog Day,” Brian Doyle-Murray, as well as Tobolowsky, who played “Needlenose Ned” Ryerson.
Other staples from the movie were seen last weekend around the Woodstock Square, including the WPBH 9 Action News van and the red pickup truck Bill Murray’s character drives away in when he steals a groundhog.
While filming for the commercial, Bill Murray even was wearing a long jacket similar to the one he wore in the movie.
Source: The Daily Chronicle