Truth in Advertising? Just ask Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais

Laughing all the way to the bank…

Would you pay Ricky Gervais a ‘shedload’ of money to slag off your product?

Well, Australian ISP/telecommunications company Optus thought it would be a good idea. And they got the star of ‘The Office’ (and other hits) to come in with his own take, to launch Netflix to its Australian customers.

Watch the ads–all funny in their own way–on AdWeek, along with a little bit more about the campaign. And have a good giggle — it’s almost Friday.