With more or less dissimulation, the product placement It is something that has been around in film and on television for a long time. In the case of Apple, and more specifically, the iPhone, we have multitude of examples in different series and movies. Of course, in many of them there is something in common: does not appear in the hands of the villain, but are often used by the “good guys.” And the new Apple TV + series, ‘Defending Jacob’ (‘Defender a Jacob’) is proof of it.
Although it is a theory known to many, it was Rian Johnson, director of ‘Daggers in the back’, who confirmed in an interview with Vanity Fair that “Apple lets you use iPhone in movies, but, and this is crucial if you’re ever watching a mystery movie, bad guys can’t carry iPhone on camera“. In the case of ‘Defending Jacob’, it’s not just that good characters continually appear using Apple productsBut, in addition, the only one who uses an Android phone is the pedophile.