Apple has turned to Kobe Bryant and Michael B. Jordan to help sell its latest product and show off Siri’s capabilities for the new Apple TV.
In the ad, Kobe and Michael discuss a potential biopic about the basketball legend’s career. Kobe hopes to inspire Michael with basketball clips from his prime, but Michael shows Kobe that he wants to go more The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button with the role as a man who longs for his heyday and fights off time, “like a hero on the verge of a steep decline.” Ouch!
The pairs’ differing ideas make for a hilarious trailer. But in all seriousness, can someone start working on the script for this? We’d definitely like to see Michael B. Jordan in a Kobe Bryant biopic.
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