Of all people to join the Softbank family as that "crazy uncle," I did not expect Quentin Tarantino to be that man. While I'm not a huge fan of the man's works, I was really impressed with Inglorious Basterds and am excited to see just how these commercials will look when they air on TV.
Softbank has a history of using foreigners in their ads, both as directors and actors. So, it's no huge surprise to see Tara-chan (yes, that's his name in the family) join the ranks. I can only hope that we'll see Otousan make an appearance in one of Tarantino's later films thanks to these commercials.
Well, if you're wondering how it might look, check out a video of Tarantino hamming it up during a rehearsal for one of the commercials that was shown at a promo event. I'm rather giddy for this.
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