In 2001 BMW picked Clive Owens to star in a series of ultra-short 5 minute action movies called The Hire. Directed by some of the world’s greatest action directors (Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, John Frankenheimer, Joe Carnahan, Guy Ritchie, John Woo, Ang Lee, and Tony Scott) and with an amazing variety of A-List stars that includes the likes of Madonna, Ray Liotta, and Mickey Rourke.
Last month they revived the series with this slightly longer one:
Here are the original 8 in order-
The Star (Madonna directed by her husband Guy Ritchie)
Beat the Devil
And if you’re up for a couple more from this cinematic rabbit hole, here’s 2 ‘behind the scenes’ videos of The Escape: