Because, Awesome: ‘Carrie’ Viral Video Prank Scares The Hell Out Of Unsuspecting New Yorkers
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Unsuspecting patrons at a cafe in New York City got quite the scare recently after a young girl went all “Carrie” on them as she seemingly used telekinetic powers to hurl another patron, then move the chairs and tables, and knock the books off the shelves.

Here below, you can check out the video of the incident, which was a viral marketing staged prank for Sony’s upcoming horror remake Carrie.

The elaborate stunt, which took place at sNice Cafe in the West Village in New York City, was staged by Thinkmodo, the New York-based viral video marketing company that was also responsible for “Flying People” viral video for the film Chronicle.

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New York’s Flying People Turns Out To Be ‘Chronicle’ Viral Marketing
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When passersby in New York City see people flying around the Statue of Liberty, it’s going to get people talking. And talk they did.

As it turns out, the stunt was actually a viral marketing ploy put together by masters of deceptive marketing, Thinkmodo, for the upcoming found footage superhero movie, Chronicle.

Unlike other viral marketing efforts like this (which was also done by Thinkmodo for the movie Limitless) and yet-to-be-determined candidates such as this, it was decided to be open and honest about the flying people because, as Thinkmodo put it, it’s cooler to show how they actually did it than to try and create a hoax.

Click on over to the other side to find out how the company made people fly the skies of New York and to see a video.

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