GREEN BAY - From the gridiron to the TV screen.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson is the star of a new Wisconsin tourism ad.
The ad is a spin on the classic film "The Wizard Of Oz."
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Green Bay's Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted a screening party at the Meyer Theater Thursday night.
The ad will start airing next month in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota.
"To promote something like that, like I said, it's our second home and to make people in Kansas a little jealous I guess. But it was great. Great lines. Poor acting and great camera work," Nelson said.
The ad was filmed last fall.
It was directed by Wisconsin native and Hollywood director Jerry Zucker.
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