Old Spice guy lands in 'Horrible Bosses’

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Former football player Isaiah Mustafa, who created a YouTube sensation with more than 58 million views for the Old Spice ad campaign, is now signing up for film roles.

Mustafa told entertainment publication The Hollywood Reporter he will appear as a cop in the comedy Horrible Bosses, starring Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Colin Farrell, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx and Donald Sutherland.

He will also act in Tyler Perry's next film, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf, and got a guest role on the US TV show Chuck, in an agreement with the NBC Television Network.

His commercials for Old Spice have earned an Emmy nomination and according to Nielsen data the sales of Old Spice body products have increased 107 percent in the past month as a result of his spots.