Brooklyn Is the Latest Beckham to Become an Ad Star in Spot for Huawei
David and Victoria's Son Explains His Passion for Photography in Film for Honor 8
Aug 18, 2016
His father David is one of adland's most sought-after celebrities and younger brother Romeo has also appeared in several ads for Burberry. Now Brooklyn, eldest of the Beckham offspring, is the latest member of the family to appear in a commercial, for Chinese brand Huawei.
The spot, promoting the Huawei Honor 8 smartphone, was created by Hill + Knowlton Strategies London and shot by Pulse Films director Simon Cahn. It shows Brooklyn talking about his passions for photography, skateboarding and "y'know, just living my life," as he loafs around London taking photos on his Huawei phone. It's a choice clearly designd to appeal to teens: the 17-year-old has a huge Instagram following of over eight million, now enhanced with a high-profile relationship with Holyywood actress Chloe Moretz.
Although Brooklyn has not appeared in front of the camera before, in January this year, he shot a campaign for Burberry -- leading to outcries of nepotism from some professional photographers. In this spot, he explains he's determined it's what he wants to do, rather than following dad David into soccer or mom Victoria into music or fashion.