WATCH | Mario Lopez to play Colonel Sanders in steamy new mini-movie

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Mario Lopez as Colonel Sanders.
Mario Lopez as Colonel Sanders.
Screengrab: YouTube/Lifetime

Another thing to add to the 'we didn't see this coming' list of 2020 is a KFC inspired movie. 

Yes, you read that right; Kentucky Fried Chicken has partnered with Lifetime for a 15-minute short film titled, A Recipe for Seduction.

A silver fox, Mario Lopez, plays Colonel Harland Sanders, the founder of the popular chain restaurant. And if you're wondering if it's real the channel tweeted: "It's real! @MarioLopezviva is Colonel Sanders."

According to a press statement the movie is "full of mystery, suspense, deception, 'fowl' play and at the heart of it all... love and fried chicken", reports CNN.

A zinger steamy holiday affair, the film centres on a young heiress whose mother has chosen a suitor for her. When a handsome young chef, with a secret fried chicken recipe and dream, arrives, the mother's plan unravels.

WATCH THE TRAILER HERE:

The film premieres in the US on Sunday 13 December via the channel's website and app.

Now, would you like some mash and gravy with that too?

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