Coffee house prank is clever movie promotion

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Patrons of a West Village, New York City, coffee house might have experienced a sharp spike in adrenaline — not brought on by caffeine, but by unexpected telekinetic adventures secretly arranged by MGM and Screen Gems. Apparently, they put on the stunt to promote their remake of the movie “Carrie,” due out later this month.

Yes, some people in the shop were actors; and yes, the stunt took time and several crews to set up. But imagine how you’d react if one of your fellow customers suddenly conjured up mayhem? It might just put you off your latte — for an hour or two. Play the video


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