“Television commercials for Apple’s forthcoming iPhone upgrade will reportedly showcase the device’s video chat abilities and will be shot by an Academy Award winning director,” Sam Oliver reports for AppleInsider.
“Engadget declared that it ‘confirmed’ through a source that Apple’s new commercials will be directed by Sam Mendes, who won an Oscar for his work on ‘American Beauty.’ The tipster said that Apple’s next-generation handset is being referred to internally as Mammoth/N90,” Oliver reports. “‘A trusted source has confirmed to us that the ads will feature at least one spot where a mother and daughter are having a video chat conversation using the new front-facing camera that’s been spied on the face of that iPhone floating around Vietnam and Northern California,’ editor Joshua Topolsky wrote.”
Oliver reports, “The website also discovered actors on Twitter who revealed that they are auditioning for the commercial. One actress in New York confirmed that the spot will be directed by Mendes, while an actor in California said last week he was off to an audition.”
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