Well, this is a little awkward. Not even 24 hours after the trailer debuted for No Strings Attached, the friend-sexing comedy starring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher, we've got the incredibly similar trailer for Friends With Benefits, the friend-sexing comedy starring Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake. (So similar are the two that Strings was at one point also titled Friends With Benefits until it was forced to adopt the title of a famous album featuring Justin Timberlake, which is just a little bit confusing right here.) So what are the immediate differences? Well, Friends With Benefits has a red-band trailer, meaning that Kunis says fuck and you see an ass cheek of Justin Timberlake's body double. Also, this one is set in New York and the other one is set in Los Angeles. There's that! Still, who knew that the incredibly specific genre of "tiny Black Swan brunettes who want to have mercenary casual sex with their male best friends who posed shirtless on the cover of Rolling Stone in 2003" would be so budding?
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