David Alan Grier Is About to Be the National Face of Fried Chicken

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24:  David Alan Grier attends the NBC's 2015 New York Summer Press Day at Four Seasons Hotel New York on June 24, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

David Alan Grier Is About to Be the National Face of Fried Chicken

Colonel Sanders is getting a makeover.

Published March 4, 2016

Say goodbye to the image you had of KFC's Colonel Sanders because he's getting a huge makeover. Actually, he may look pretty familiar to you the next time you see him, as the fast food giant has selected David Alan Grier to be the new face.

According to one of The Wiz Live! star's latest tweets, he will be the first African-American Colonel Sanders in their upcoming campaign.

Congrats to David on the new gig! Take a look at the actor with the rest of the cast of The Wiz Live! while they rehearse the show's most popular number, "Ease on Down the Road," below:

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Written by Moriba Cummings

(Photo: Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

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