When the Apple iPhone commercial began airing, my first thought was that I wanted one. My second thought: How much will I get in residuals for the one-second clip from the first Charlie’s Angels?

The answer came yesterday in a big green envelope: $86.50.

UPDATE:

Because you asked, here’s the original scene as written:

Her cell phone RINGS. She answers it.

NATALIE

Hello?...Pete, hi! How are you?

INT. HOTEL KITCHEN – DAY

Pete is on break from another catering job.

PETE

I’m good. I just -- You said you wanted me to call.

INT. TOWER OFFICE – DAY

Natalie keeps checking the shelves, looking for a secret switch.

NATALIE

I did. I do. I mean, thank you for calling.