Max Page Woos Viewers In Volkswagen Passat Darth Vader Commercial

February 8th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD  

By Ranjan Bhaduri
amd_volkswagon_darthvaderFeb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The new Super Bowl commercial for sedan Volkswagen Passat featuring a cute Darth Vader took the viewers by sheer surprise and they all became curious to know the face beneath the mask. The identity of the boy has been revealed and his name is Max Page. The young boy has not seen Star Wars but he played the role of a popular Star Wars character aka Villainous Darth Vader with aplomb on screen. The boy who is seen in the Volkswagen Passat 2012 ad attempts to use The Force to use a number of household items without succeeding. He is not new to camera though. He has acted in “The Young and the Restless” and also has the experience of working in a number of commercials in his career.

The youngster did not have any idea that the new ad will be used for Super Bowl he said later. His mother Jennifer Page said on the popular Today show of NBC that it was when half of the shoot was done they came to know the truth and needless to say they were thrilled. Even the Volkswagen team that shot the ad with him was impressed with his skills and natural acting. The VP of marketing for Volkswagen of America Tim Ellis said “As we were filming it, I could see it was going to be iconic.”

The ad appeared on Youtube last week as well and became a hit with the viewers very fast. His mom is elated and excited. She said that the responses just do not stop pouring in. She is proud of her son.

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