NIKE honored its past and the “promise of the future” in a new commercial directed by Spike Lee.
Documenting groundbreaking sporting moments, the short film was produced to celebrate the sportswear giant’s 50th birthdayth Anniversary.
Who plays Zimmie in the Nike ad?
Nike released the commercial on May 16, 2022, starring Spike Lee (reimagining his iconic role as Mars Blackmon) and a protagonist named Zimmie.
The character was portrayed by actress Indigo Hubbard-Salk.
In the ad, she references several famous rising athletes, including PSG’s Killian Mbappe, tennis star Naomi Osaka and soccer ace Sam Kerr.
She looks straight into the camera and says, “I know you think you’ve seen it all, but you haven’t seen anything.”
According to a press release, her character embodies “the optimism, energy and unlimited potential of the next 50 years of sport.”
Who is Indigo Hubbard Salk?
Viewers were impressed with Indigo’s performance in the commercial, which racked up hundreds of thousands of views in just a few days.
Indigo is an actress who previously starred as Skylar Gilstrap and Skylar Overstreet in the series She’s Gotta Have It from 2017 to 2019.
Her most recent work includes the role of Birdie in the 2020 short film Broken Bird.
Indigo was born in the United States to mother Jyll Hubbard-Salk and father Danny.
Sources indicate that her mother has been a well-known yoga practitioner and owner of a yoga studio in Brooklyn, New York for 25 years.
Jyll runs Urban Asanas, which also offers free yoga classes to the community.
How can I view Spike Lee’s Nike ad?
Lee’s new advert can be viewed on YouTube on the sportswear giant’s official channel.
It includes a special four-minute director’s cut.
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