KFC announces yet another Colonel Sanders
Is there such a thing as Colonel Sanders fatigue?
KFC evidently doesn’t think so. The fast food chicken chain just announced the fourth actor to play its iconic mascot and founder in the past year.
Unlike previous Colonels, George Hamilton won’t actually replace his predecessor, the comedian Jim Gaffigan. Instead, the Golden Globe-nominated actor will take the mantle of the so-called “Extra Crispy Colonel,” a bronze-skinned, beach-bum cousin of the avuncular Southern gentleman whom KFC dreamt up specifically to sell its “extra crispy”-style chicken. Read more…