"Carrie" coffee shop prank spooks customers

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by CBS News

KMOV.com

Posted on October 9, 2013 at 8:06 AM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 9 at 9:02 AM

Customers at a New York City coffee shop got a jolt recently that had nothing to do with their morning latte.

A marketing stunt promoting the upcoming horror remake “Carrie” freaked out some unsuspecting New Yorkers and the resulting video has racked up more than 3 million views on YouTube as of Tuesday morning.

A fake wall, remote-controlled tables and chairs and spring-loaded bookshelves are used to make it look as if a woman is using telekinesis after someone knocks over her coffee. Hidden cameras capture the reactions of everyone around her.

The lesson here: Don’t mess with anyone with telekinetic powers (or those who haven’t gotten their daily dose of caffeine).

“Carrie,” starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore, arrives in theaters on Oct. 18.

Watch the whole thing below or click here if using a mobile device.

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