HTC's Robert Downey Jr. commercials were famously terrible, but maybe the company is going to get it right with a different A-list actor. The first commercial for the HTC One M8 features Gary Oldman saying "blah" a lot.

The commercial opens with a dark room and Gary Oldman sitting behind a desk. "Blah blah," he says. "Blah blah blah..." and so on. HTC is apparently relying on Gary Oldman being Gary Oldman. If nothing else it's going to get people's attention. It could show off the phone a little more, but this is a step in the right direction.

Here's commercial number two: