The New Colonel Sanders Is the Villain From ‘Titanic’

January 26, 2017

Is KFC running out of actors to play its iconic mascot?

Will the real Colonel Sanders please stand up? KFC has tapped more than a dozen actors to play the role of its white-suited founder, and its latest selection is truly the Colonel that America deserves in 2017: the villain from Titanic, AKA actor Billy Zane.

While most people will remember Zane as the domestic-abusing wretch who tried to keep Jack and Rose apart, he’s now playing the part of the “Georgia Gold Colonel” in an ad spot promoting KFC’s new honey mustard barbecue-glazed chicken, as Adweek reports. Zane-as-Sanders is