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Broderick: I Worried About Ferris Bueller Ad

'I hope this is good idea,' actor kept telling himself while filming.
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 1, 2012 3:50 AM CST

(Newser) – How very un-Ferris Bueller. Matthew Broderick was worried about making his much-praised Super Bowl ad for Honda, and found himself constantly worrying during filming: "I hope this is a good idea." Broderick didn't jump at the chance to do the ad. "It took a little thinking about it, it took a little time, but I ended up thinking it might be amusing," Broderick told New York Magazine. "Todd Phillips was directing it, who's a good director, and I thought it would be fun to send up Ferris Bueller a little bit." Now the ad is a viral hit on YouTube even before it airs on national TV—and Ferris is cool with that. "I guess I'm part of a virus," Broderick quipped. (Read more Matthew Broderick stories.)

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