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Mario Lopez Will Play A Sexy Colonel Sanders In KFC Mini-Movie, And Twitter Goes Wild

Source: Lifetime Television

Dec. 7 2020, Published 7:18 p.m. ET

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Who would've thought 2020 was going to end with Mario Lopez playing a sexy Colonel Harland Sanders for a Lifetime mini-movie?

The 47-year-old partnered with KFC for a Lifetime original mini-movie titled A Recipe For Seduction, which is set to premiere Sunday, December 13.

In the seductive film, Lopez plays Harland Sanders, the handsome new chef for a wealthy family with secrets. Lopez's character is based on Colonel Sanders — the founder of KFC who became the company's brand ambassador and symbol. The mystery rom-com about a "steamy holiday love affair" follows Sanders' intimate relationship with the family's daughter — who has already been arranged to marry another suitor by her mom — and his "secret recipe that's going to change the world."

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"Some folks take their secrets to the grave, but Colonel Sanders takes his to the deep fryer," KFC's Facebook page reads. According to a press release, the short film is "full of mystery, suspense, deception, 'fowl' play and — at the heart of it all — love and fried chicken."

Fans couldn't help but immediately poke fun at the *very* interesting plot of the 15-minute-long soap film. Scroll through to see the best fan reactions.

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