Posted on Friday, June 13th, 2014 by Russ Fischer
22 Jump Street opens today, with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum in the lead roles. But there is a different version of the movie out there, or at least an alternate trailer. Ivan Hoey Jr. and Brad Cookus were the stand-ins for the two stars — that is, the guys who run through scenes so that the camera team and other departments can get the tech details of a scene worked out. Stand-ins are a part of almost any big movie production, and we almost never see them.
So someone at Sony cut together a version of the 22 Jump Street trailer entirely using footage of Hoey Jr. and Cookus, while keeping the “real” audio featuring Tatum and Hill. It’s funny stuff, watch below.
This trailer is slightly unsafe for work thanks to language. It is also perfectly suited for this movie, which already has a great time playing with expectations about sequels and the workings of studio films.
Co-directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller brought this to our attention:
Our stand-ins on 22 Jump Street were so good we could make a whole movie with them. https://t.co/LHiEKIJs0C
— Chris Miller (@chrizmillr) June 13, 2014
— philip lord (@philiplord) June 13, 2014
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