The next movie franchise that the Christmas advert pays homage to is Pirates of the Carribean. TV Commercial Review. Kevin tells his feathered friend ‘brace yourself turkey’ before rotating the plane sideways, and narrowly fitting through a gap between mountains. Luckily enough, he realises he is at Santa’s workshop (note the ‘Thank You NHS’ banner above his door). Facebook. supports HTML5 Aldi has dropped the first look clip for the 2020 Christmas advert: The 40 second clip shows Kevin the carrot in a plane with a turkey (no name as of yet). Cut to the next shot, and Kevin is wrapped in a blanket in the basket of a flying bicycle, which Father Christmas is peddling. Aldi’s Christmas advert will be shown on TV tonight. video. Last year, Kevin was not the only plushie on sale – you could buy the whole carrot family, as well as friends such as a sprout and a tomato. Kevin is reunited with his family, and the song ‘Somewhere In My Memory’ is played in the background. The ad instead opts for plenty of references to classic films – and you may notice another starry cameo in the form of the man in the big red suit. Every year, Brits argue which Christmas advert is a signal that the festive season is upon us. There will be a Christmas tree on The Mound. ALDI unveiled its Christmas 2020 commercial created by the advertising agency McCann, UK. Kevin merchandise such as mugs were also available. And in Ireland, Star Trek actor Colm Meaney plays Santa, and he was pretty chuffed to be taking on the iconic role. All is going well until Turkey exclaims that he is ‘roasting’ and ejects Kevin out of the plane in a terrifying blast. supports HTML5 There are two editions of the ad, one for the UK and one for Ireland, with Jim Broadbent playing Santa in the UK version. 168 Views. ‘Kevin the Carrot and his family were incredibly welcoming on set and the whole experience was a total joy – even getting in and out of the big red suit. Aldi teased the continuation of Kevin’s story last month, when in a Top Gun-esque clip, the vegetable acted the daredevil while flying a plane. Kevin the Carrot is saved by a celebrity Santa as Aldi drops its cinematic 2020 Christmas advert Emma Kelly Friday 6 Nov 2020 8:36 am Share this article via facebook Share this article via … The final movie reference is Stephen Spielberg’s classic ET: the Extra-Terrestrial. November 9, 2020. Follow Metro across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Aldi has just released its Christmas advert - and now it really feels like the festive season! The Irish actor is also known for starring in Con Air and Hell on Wheels. Aldi Christmas 2020 advert cast While you may not have heard of Clive Davis, you’ll surely be familiar with some of the talents aboard the 2020 Kevin the Carrot Christmas commercial. Home Alone is referenced later when (spoilers!) After a death-defying leap over a large gorge, hedgehog falls to the ground tired. This time, Kevin’s out in the cold, and we follow his home journey. The young carrot turns to his family and exclaims ‘Daddy!’. browser that Kevin the Carrot has been Aldi’s Christmas mascot since 2016, and Aldi is capitalising on the carrot’s popularity this year with a range of mugs, pyjamas and tree decorations, as well as the usual Kevin plush toys. From amazing gifts and quality food and drink, to top Christmas saving tips. LinkedIn. We’re barely a week into November, but let’s face it – the second Halloween is over, it’s basically Christmas. 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Ahead of the launch trailer, Aldi treated Kevin fans to a teaser trailer (yes, in 2020 we have teasers for Christmas adverts now) titled ‘Peel the Need’, inspired by the 1986 movie Top Gun. Father Christmas finds Kevin and his hedgehog pal in the snow, and instead of taking them home in his sleigh, he hops onto his bicycle and flies through the air, ET style, with Kevin’s kids seeing the silhouette across the full moon. The first movie reference in the official launch advert is Home Alone, indicated by the Home Alone theme song composed by John Williams. Kevin the Carrot is saved by a celebrity Santa as Aldi drops its cinematic 2020 Christmas advert.