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Movie stars in TV ads: Are they worried about 'selling out'?

Movie stars in TV ads: Are they worried about 'selling out'?

Maybe you've caught Amy Schumer's breakout movie, Trainwreck, her award-winning TV show, or that high-profile Golden Globes appearance with good pal Jennifer Lawrence.

If not, there's always the Budweiser commercial.

Schumer's campaign-themed ad, which premiered during the Super Bowl and has played almost nonstop ever since, is one of many signs that hawking consumer goods on TV isn't just for has-beens and B-listers anymore. Matthew McConaughey began his moody Lincoln TV commercials within a year of his best actor Oscar win for "Dallas Buyers Club." Oscar winner Charlize Theron appears in TV adds for Dior's J'adore perfume, and Mila Kunis whose credits include...

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