's latest project is called The Journey
. The director partnered with Turkish Airlines
to make a short film for the Super Bowl. This year's big game has dropped some pretty heavy commercials including the first look at Guillermo del Toro
's Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
and our second look at Marvel Studios
' Avengers: Endgame
. But, Ridley Scott has done something else entirely with The Journey
and it caught nearly everybody off guard.
A trailer for the Ridley Scott short The Journey
debuted during the Super Bowl with the full six-minute version popping up online shortly thereafter. As for the goal of the short film/commercial, it's to promote Turkish Airline
's new airport in Istanbul. Sylvia Hoeks
(Blade Runner 2049
) stars in the lengthy commercial. As for why Scott took the Super Bowl commercial on, he had this to say.
"I decided to go