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TNT Scares Up Big Business With Mob City Acura, DirecTV, Sony Pictures are marquee sponsors

The ratings for the first installment of Frank Darabont’s new TNT serial Mob City aren’t due for another 48 hours, but the stylish exercise in L.A. noir is already a…

December 3, 2013, 4:58 PM EST

Star Wars Launches Its Instagram Feed With the Best Selfie Ever Up next: food shots of blue milk and bantha steak

Star Wars has made its official debut on Instagram with one of the most stellar selfies of all time. In one of the brand's first shots on the photo-sharing site,…

December 3, 2013, 10:05 AM EST

Ron Burgundy Co-Anchors an Actual Local News Broadcast in Bismarck, N.D. Anchorman 2 crosses over

The Ron Burgundy blitz continues. Now, instead of congratulating movie stars on landing porny roles or hawking Dodge Durangos, Will Ferrell is making your wildest dreams come true by co-hosting,…

December 2, 2013, 5:18 AM EST

Magneto Killed JFK, Says Creepy Campaign for the Next X-Men Movie A new conspiracy

Here's an inspired (if morbid) bit of viral movie marketing: Marvel has created a site called TheBentBullet.com that chronicles supervillain Magneto's role in assassinating President John F. Kennedy. Flipping the "magic…

November 26, 2013, 12:39 PM EST

Will Ferrell’s Anchorman 2 Is Changing the Way Movies Are Marketed The wide-reaching social push is unlike anything done before

In a video that will soon be making the rounds in Ireland and beyond, Ron Burgundy—as if he had been cryogenically frozen since the late ’70s—offers his congrats to Irish…

November 24, 2013, 9:55 PM EST

Channing Tatum Does His Own Epic Split on the Set of 22 Jump Street Less epic, less split. Still funny.

The parodies of Jean-Claude Van Damme's "Epic Split" for Volvo Trucks are already getting old, but this one's good for a chuckle. Channing Tatum set aside some time on the…

November 20, 2013, 10:30 AM EST

Chucky Crashes Through Bus Shelters and Chases People With a Knife in Latest Crazy Ad Prank But people fight back

Proving John St.'s point that prankvertising has gone way too far, here's a stunt from Brazil in which an actor dressed up as Chucky, the diminutive Child's Play villain, ambushed…

November 18, 2013, 12:31 PM EST

Two Almost Entirely Blank Pages in Today's New York Times Are an Ad for a Movie Less is more

Here's a pretty expensive way to say (almost) nothing: Buy two consecutive pages in the A section of The New York Times, and leave them completely blank except for a…

October 23, 2013, 12:25 PM EDT

Meet Andrea Morales, the Screaming Star of That Crazy Carrie Video Actress reflects on her 'absolutely insane' week

Ten days ago, she was another mostly unknown actress in New York City. Since then, 40 million people have watched her scream her lungs out and lift a grown man…

October 17, 2013, 11:31 AM EDT

James Franco Endorses 'Consider This Sh*t' Ads Aimed at Getting Him an Oscar for Spring Breakers Won't happen

If this Oscar campaign for James Franco is successful, it could mark the first time a boobs-and-bongs flick gets anywhere near the uptight Academy Awards. Franco, recently seen getting his handsome…

October 14, 2013, 5:24 PM EDT

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