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Crappy Fake Trailer for J.J. Abrams's ‘Cloverfield’ Doesn't Fool Vulture for One Second


It's been almost two months now since we've had any concrete info to share with you about J.J. Abrams's forthcoming monster movie, Cloverfield, so, in the absence of real news, we bring you this shoddily produced, obviously fake trailer that someone on YouTube is trying to pass off as the real thing. "Don't ask how I got it," teases the guy who posted it. "Too many people would lose their jobs." Yes, like the entire faculty of whichever crappy film school it was that taught these hacks how to hold a camera — notice how none of the actors look any older than 19, and how all of the explosions are clearly from a Macy's 4th of July fireworks display.

We just hope Abrams himself puts out another real trailer before anyone else pulls a stunt like this. Because next time, it might be someone talented!

Earlier: J.J. Abrams's ‘Cloverfield’ Wraps — and We've Got the Call Sheet That Might Spoil the Ending