"Carrie" prank video scares the you-know-what out of unsuspecting coffee shop patrons and the viral YouTube video already has had over four million views. Supposedly customers in a New York cafe freaked out when subjected to a dazzling display of telekinetic powers. According to the Los Angeles Times on Oct 8, the whole thing was a stunt orchestrated by MGM and Screen Gems, who are rolling out a remake of the iconic Steven King novel-made-movie soon.
People in a New York coffee shop look aghast when a patron begins to levitate items and humans, Carrie-style. Well, “people in a New York coffee shop” -- from the way it’s all set up, there’s a certain actor-y feel to it all. Still, it’s a pretty cool trick.
"Carrie" prank video used actors and a number crew members to pull off the stunt. They rigged bookshelves and tables to move on command. One actor was even rigged to go up a wall when the highly agitated "Carrie-alike" focused her telekinetic wrath on him.
The "Carrie" prank video has gone viral on YouTube. The CarrieNYC YouTube channel has had over 4 million views in just the past 24 hours so far. That is an incredible amount in such a short time period. Cheesy or just very creative marketing? You decide. The new movie "Carrie" will be in theaters on Oct. 18.
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