Office Freakout Video Turns Out to be Fake
For the past few weeks a video
(apparently Russian) of some guy freaking out at his office has been doing the rounds. Tobester posted about it in the forum
, speculating that it was real. But no, it isn't. Wired reports
that it was covert marketing for the upcoming movie Wanted, starring Morgan Freeman and Angelina Jolie:
The undercover advert hit its target spot-on, amassing nearly 4 million views and almost 5,500 Diggs in the week since it was posted.
The video is supposed to invoke themes about escaping one's everyday life -- a point that was probably missed by many, seeing as the guy in the video (above) appears to be going completely and utterly insane.
Wanted hits theaters June 27. It's the first stateside production for Russian director Bekmambetov, whose previous works include the phenomenal dark fantasy flicks Day Watch and Night Watch.
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