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Ad of the Day: Samsung

James Franco would like you to know that it's great to be James Franco. What else is new, you say? Samsung is now paying Franco to play himself, in a new video from Cheil, also directed by Franco, that's supposed to be an ad for the Samsung Galaxy Note tablet but is actually an ad for James Franco.

David Beckham Bends It Like Beethoven in Samsung Ad

I learned two things from this Cheil USA ad for the Samsung Galaxy Note—namely, that Samsung has an Olympic Games ambassador, and that it's David Beckham. Who else would it be, really? After conferring with a quick S Pen diagram, Beckham kind of plays "Ode to Joy" by kicking soccer balls at a wall of drums.