Netflix and Seth Rogen partnered in a humorous April Fools ad spot in which the streaming service claimed to have acquired exclusive rights to the Canadian comedy actor.
The playful stunt was accompanied by a fake press release and a short one-minute ad spot, in which Rogen is seen reading through the ridiculous terms and agreements presented by Netflix. This deal, which Rogen regrettably admitted to signing without reading, states that Netflix has the right to frame Rogen "for murder and the rights to film a docuseries about that murder and biopic starring John Goodman."
While light hearted in nature, this prank aims to promote Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity, a live taping of a star-studded fundraiser that's raising awareness for Alzheimer’s disease.
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