Image via ASDA Christmas AD

Will Ferrell has brought his beloved character Buddy the Elf back to life just in time for Christmas.

Ferrell plays Buddy the Elf in the latest Asda Christmas advert.

The UK supermarket chain’s new Christmas campaign has already proved popular, with users flooding social media with comments of support.

The storyline of the AD features Buddy getting a new job in one of their stores.

You can watch the full AD here.