In an era where advertisements are omnipresent, spotting product placements in the latest movies and TV shows has become a fascinating pursuit for audiences. Last week brought a plethora of such instances that turned heads and piqued interest, nestled within the unfolding drama and action of the screen. Product Placement Blog delved deep into this intersection of entertainment and advertising, unveiling some noteworthy examples that range from subtle to blatantly conspicuous in recently released cinematic experiences.
Windex Magic Returns in ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3’
A nostalgic nod to the original, “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3” (2023) reintroduces audiences to the Portokalos family’s trusted remedy for all problems: Windex. The tradition, it seems, still holds strong!
Sony Stands Out in Gran Turismo’s Record-Breaking Product Placement
The release of Gran Turismo 2023 set a staggering mark with over 100 product placements – a record for movies analyzed by ProductPlacementBlog.com. The spotlight was on Sony, which wasn’t entirely surprising given that the movie is backed by Columbia Pictures, PlayStation Productions 2.0 Entertainment and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. The list of Sony products spotlighted ranged from Xperia smartphones to Playstations, TVs to speakers and even Walkman players.
The ‘Irresistible’ Campbell’s SpaghettiOs in The Irrational S01E01
In a scene from “The Irrational,” Campbell’s SpaghettiOs get a clear-cut shoutout, with the actress flaunting the can directly to the camera. It’s a blatant celebration of the iconic canned pasta in the TV series.
Broadway’s Official Cookie Tastes TV Fame
Schmackary’s Cookies, dubbed the ‘official cookie of Broadway,’ made its small screen appearance in “Only Murders in the Building” S03E09. The delectable treat was enjoyed by none other than Paul Rudd’s character, Ben Glenroy.
Benicio del Toro’s ‘Reptile’ Tech Choice: HP Laptop
Throughout the thrilling “Reptile” (2023), Detective Tom Nichols, portrayed by Benicio del Toro, relied on an HP laptop as he sought to unravel a chilling mystery.
Cage and Cheetos: A Winning Combo in ‘The Retirement Plan’
2023’s “The Retirement Plan” showcased Nicolas Cage alongside packs of Cheetos. Given Cage’s magnetic presence, this placement was hard to miss!
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