WATCH: Hollywood icon Sir Anthony Hopkins joins Ryan Reynolds & Rob McElhenney as Wrexham Mascot in HILARIOUS Super Bowl ad

Sir Anthony Hopkins is revealed as Wrex the Dragon!


WATCH: Hollywood icon Sir Anthony Hopkins joins Ryan Reynolds & Rob McElhenney as Wrexham Mascot in HILARIOUS Super Bowl ad

Anthony Hopkins took part in a Wrexham ad for Stok beverages, turning into the club's dragon mascot. (Image via MUBI and X)

The legendary British actor Sir Anthony Hopkins is Wrexham’s mascot – Wrex the Dragon! He joined owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney through a hilarious Super Bowl advertisement. The commercial further revealed Sir Hopkins’ transformation into the club’s mascot.

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The 86-year-old Oscar-winning actor donned a fire-breathing dragon costume, also Wrexham AFC‘s mascot, for a Stok advertisement produced by Reynolds’ Maximum Effort. Hopkins, in the commercial, talks about acting involving deception and interacts with fans while dressed as the dragon at Stok Racecourse ground, expressing their love for the mascot.

Sir Hopkins appeared for Stok‘s Cold Brew Coffee product and was seen at the Racecourse Ground, hyping up the crowd at a Wrexham match as club’s mascot. The commercial is a part of the club’s collaboration with the beverage brand. It uses Hopkins’ on-screen seriousness to its comedic advantage.

Further, Wrexham, currently playing in the fourth tier of the English football league, have gained a lot of attention since Reynolds and McElhenney acquired the club.

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Moreover, the unique commercial is scheduled to be broadcast during the showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers at the Super Bowl on February 11.

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are enjoying brilliant time with Wrexham

Wrexham have been in the headlines for some time now after Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bought the club in 2020. The club has enjoyed considerable success since then. But the Hollywood stars have received feedback suggesting they “could have done better.”.

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Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney acquired Wrexham AFC in 2020. (Image via GQ)

Since the historic takeover, the club has gained a lot of momentum, achieving a record-breaking return to the fourth tier of the English football league system, EFL League Two.

They have made considerable progress in hopes of making it to the third tier, EFL League One, for the upcoming season. The new owners have also brought in some major changes, including massive investments in the redevelopment of the club’s home stadium, Stok Racecourse Ground.

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