The 66-year-old appears in Scotts Miracle-Gro's Super Bowl ad alongside his daughter Ella, 20.
John Travolta's still got the moves! The 66-year-old actor recently appeared in Scotts Miracle-Gro's Super Bowl ad alongside his daughter Ella, 20. According to E! Online, the ad debuted just before the highly anticipated game against the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers set to take place on Sunday, February 7. The short clip showed Travolta and Ella recreating one of Travolta's most memorable moments on film.
There were other celebrities like Carl Weathers, NASCAR driver Kyle Busch, fitness instructor Emma Lovewell, Martha Stewart, and The Office's Leslie David Baker doing all kinds of fun things in a green backyard, but the father-daughter duo recreating the iconic Grease dance was hard to miss. The ad showed the actor struggling to set up a selfie stick. "Dad, it's the red one... the other red one," Ella tells her father in the clip, to which he replies, "I know."
Soon enough, the pair, who coordinated their looks with similar black jackets, break into a perfect recreation of the hand jive while Surfaces' hit "Sunday Best" plays. Travolta proved he could still shimmy and step into his character just like he did alongside co-star Olivia Newton-John way back in 1978! "He's still got it," Stewart says after they start freestyle dancing in the ad. Both Travolta and Ella spoke about their excitement for being a part of the ad in statements obtained by PEOPLE. "Super Bowl for me is a major yearly celebration. When Scotts Miracle-Gro asked me to do an ad for the Super Bowl with my daughter I was thrilled, especially since we were asked to dance together. We had a blast honoring the backyard along with all of these wonderful people, in our 'Sunday Best' for Super Bowl Sunday," Travolta said. "Each year I always look forward to watching the Super Bowl and all of the great commercials. When Scotts Miracle-Gro offered my dad and I this opportunity, I was overjoyed to share this amazing experience — not to mention dance together!! We are so excited to pay homage to the backyard along with all of these incredible people and are 'feeling good' spending time outside on this Super Bowl Sunday," Ella added.
Months earlier, the dad and daughter also danced together in honor of Ella's mom Kelly Preston, who died in July. She was 57-years-old at the time and had a private two-year battle with breast cancer. Travolta and Preston had been married for 29 years and they had three children together. Their 16-year-old son Jett died in January 2009. Daughter Ella praised Preston as being "courageous, strong, beautiful and loving" in a tribute post on Instagram when she died. "Anyone who is lucky enough to have known you or to have ever been in your presence will agree that you have a glow and a light that never ceases to shine and that makes anyone around you feel instantly happy," she wrote.