‘I’m a Mac’ actor Justin Long to appear in holiday batch of Apple ‘Get a Mac’ ads

“I’m a Mac” actor Justin Long will appear in at least one more batch of Apple’s “Get a Mac” ads before his deal with Apple runs out.

“According to his agent, David Guillod, Long is in the midst of shooting Mac’s holiday campaign with Hodgman and Morrison,” Radar Online reports.

Shoots took place last Monday and Tuesday, and more are planned for this week, according to the report.

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Rob” for the heads up.]

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16 Comments

  1. odd. I kinda like the Justin Long character. don’t find him smug at all. I think there’s a couple where he walks a closer line than others, but for the most part I think he represents mac users nicely.

    don’t get me wrong – we don’t all look or think just like him. but there’s a casualness he portrays that kinda works for me and is representative of a lot of mac users I know.

  2. The rumours of Justin Long’s demise as “Apple guy” in the Apple Get A Mac ads are WRONG according to Justin Long:

    This just in (from Justin Log himself [a href=”http://www.justinlong.net/”]on his official web site[/URL]), he states in a post today entitled “Just To Clarify” under the “Talkin ’bout Justin Long” forum section. Justin is quoted as saying:

    “as for the mac commercials, i don’t know where that report came from that said i wasn’t going to do anymore – i literally setting my alarm right now to wake up for a mac shoot tomorrow – if i’m not doing anymore i guess i can sleep in on my day off – that’d be nice. but yeah, we’re doing some holiday spots now which i think will be pretty funny – not nearly funny enough to justifiy the money they’re paying me though, i’ll be honest with you. as for the future, i really don’t know what i’m going to do – i’m surprised, frankly, that the campaign hasn’t become tired and they’ve just ended it on their own – but i try to live as much in the present as i can considering the future doesn’t exist, i’m not really sure. they’re easy to do, i love john (the pc guy) and working with him is so effortless and fun that i definitely wouldn’t rule out doing some more – and, as i said, they pay us nicely.”
    – Justin Long wrote on 11/13/2006.

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