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Watch a bunch of famous actors audition for a British Airways safety video

The role that might be their next big break.


Michelle Jaworski


Published Jul 19, 2017   Updated May 22, 2021, 11:25 pm CDT

Airline safety videos aren’t always the most exciting to watch (albeit a necessary part of flying), so some airlines, like Air New Zealand, have started thinking outside of the box. Now, not to be left out, British Airways has released a star-studded safety video.

The airline teamed up with Comic Relief—the U.K. charity behind Red Nose Day—and a number of familiar faces wanting to audition for their next big role: a British Airways’ safety video. Comedian Asim Chaudhry, who’s channeling his role as Chabuddy G from the U.K. series People Just Do Nothing, is running the show as Gillian Anderson, Ian McKellen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jim Broadbent, Thandie Newton, and more audition for the video.

They’ve been preparing for this their entire lives, and they all nailed it.

The safety video will start showing on British Airways flights Sept. 1.

H/T Mashable

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*First Published: Jul 19, 2017, 10:24 am CDT