It seems to make sense that actor, director, short story writer, and Ph.D. candidate for Yale's English program James Franco would be the new spokesman for Samsung's. The company is aiming to show that while Franco is a man of many talents, the device can also accomplish many tasks at once.
In a new TV ad for the device, which Franco claims to have directed himself, the actor is seen walking around his house using his Note to look up information with the touch pad, write down messages with the S pen stylus, and check out other features of the device. All the while, he touts his many skills.
The Galaxy Note 10.1 was launched earlier this month as a to Apple's
For now, only a Wi-Fi model is available, but a Wi-Fi and LTE option are expected to be.
Apple has also rolled out celebrity spokespeople in its Siri ads this past summer. Actors including
Here's Samsung's ad for the Galaxy Note 10.1 starring Franco: