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Would-be Bond 23 director Sam Mendes shooting iPhone commercials

25-May-2010 • Bond News

Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes has reportedly been commissioned by Apple to shoot promos for the upcoming fourth-generation iPhone, reports Hollywood.com.

The would-be Bond 23 director is shooting commercials that will showcase the next iPhone’s most buzzworthy function: video chat.

The promo will feature a mother-daughter video chat using the phone’s supposed front-facing camera, says Engadget.

The iPhone 4G is all but guaranteed to be unveiled by Apple CEO Steve Jobs on June 7 at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.

As for Mendes, aside from temporarily stepping down to the really, really small screen -- and aside from being linked to the upcoming James Bond film (now on hiatus due to the MGM debacle) -- he has been attached to a possible Wizard of Oz prequel potentially starring Robert Downey Jr..

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