Jonah Hill may have perfected the art of the intentionally awful ad.The Hollywood star anchors this two-minute infomercial for London-based skateboarding brand Palace. The video—by MPC Creative and directors Lev Tanju, Stuart Bentley and Stuart Hammond—packs in as much awkward humor as possible, complete with bad dubs, cheesy green screening and batshit rambling sales pitches. The centerpiece is an upcoming sneaker collaboration between the shop and "some sportswear company called Reebok"—or "Ree-boke," as Hill hilariously pronounces it.
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Since 2010, Eric Hirshberg has been CEO of one of the giants of the video game industry, Santa Monica, Calif.-based Activision Publishing. But everything he needed to know about how to succeed running the place—home to time sucks like Call of Duty and Angry Birds—he learned in the top ranks of Madison Avenue.
Sam Worthington and Jonah Hill were great in their recent spot for Activision's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. But it didn't give Hill much room to indulge in his specialty—rambling, hilarious dialogue. This second trailer, almost like outtakes from the first, fixes that. Possibly NSFW due to Hill's incessant cursing. See the original trailer, now with more than 16 million views, after the jump.