The Wisconsin Department of Tourism is will soon be releasing a series of television commercials as part of a new advertising campaign, one of which will feature Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson, according to the Baraboo News Republic.
Reporter Ben Bromley writes, "Jerry Zucker is directing a commercial to debut in fall that stars Nelson, a Kansas native, in a takeoff on 'The Wizard of Oz.'"
Zucker, a Wisconsin Native, and brother David directed the movies "Airplane!" and "Ghost."
Other commercials will feature actors with Wisconsin ties, Henry Winkler and Tony Shalhoub.
"I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious."