Local a finalist in Super Bowl ad contest

Best of luck to 1995 University of Miami graduate David Rudy, an L.A.-based talent manager who is one of three finalists in the Doritos Crash the Super Bowl competition with his commercial, #SwipeForDoritos, an amusing, riff on modern dating apps with cameos by Doris Roberts (Everybody Loves Raymond), Marguerite Moreau (Wet Hot American Summer), Katherine Bailess (Hit the Floor), Shelby Steel (Powers, Shameless) and Carolyn Hennesy (Cougar Town, True Blood). It’s the 10th anniversary of the competition and the winner will receive $1 million and will shadow Hollywood director Zach Snyder (Batman Vs. Super) on his next film. The public can vote daily at through January 31. The winner will be announced at Super Bowl 50 and their ad will air during the game.