Air New Zealand  – the NZ national carrier that has made a name for itself producing quirky and original in-flight safety videos – is set to launch a new hand-sketched video fronted by Emmy-nominated American actor Ed O’Neill of hit TV show Modern Family and New Zealand-born actress Melanie Lynskey of Two and a Half Men. The new video also features “cameo appearances” from a range of well known personalities, including world leaders like United States President Barack Obama, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and French President Francois Hollande.  Other well-known faces include All Black Captain Richie McCaw, Olympians Mahe Drysdale and Valerie Adams, television star Paul Henry and rapper Snoop Dogg as well as Chinese TV personality Kevin Tsai and Hong Kong-based musician and composer, Chet Lam. The new safety video will be rolled out onboard all international and domestic jet flights from early July .