If you visit Japan, you might be surprised by how many Hollywood movie stars are used to hawk everyday products that they never do back in the US. Jodie Foster has made coffee commercials for the Japanese market, Winona Ryder has driven around in a Subaru, and Madonna has donned a kimono to promote a distilled rice drink. And then there's Charlize Theron, Jennifer Connelly, Anne Hathaway, Demi Moore, Harrison Ford, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt... and now, Orlando Bloom is dancing around for Uno hair products. Have a look and let me know whether you find it corny or hot. (I say both.)
To check out Angelina's Japanese lipstick commercial (plus, heck, why not, a hilarious one from Brad)
Here's Angelina hawking Shiseido Integrate, a makeup line that's available only in Asia.
Finally, I'm not sure how Brad Pitt manages to make the hobo-on-a-Segway look work, but he does: