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All Blacks become Men In Black for airline safety video

August 14, 2015

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s famous All Blacks have teamed up with former rugby rivals in a Men In Black-themed safety video produced for national carrier Air New Zealand.

The video, shown on all the company’s domestic and international flights, features coach Steven Hansen, current players including captain Richie McCaw, flyhalf Dan Carter and fullback Israel Dagg along with former Wallabies winger David Campese and ex-England captain Martin Johnson.

American actor Rip Torn, who appeared with Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones as the chief of the shadowy Men in Black agency in the franchise’s three movies, appears in that role.

The video was produced in collaboration with Sony Pictures which produced the Men In Black movies and features familiar sets, creatures and special effects.

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