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'Carrie' prank in coffee shop spooks customers [VIDEO]

A "Carrie"-inspired coffee shop prank in New York City gave patrons an extra jolt.
Posted By CAROLINE LEE, UPI.com   |   Oct. 8, 2013 at 11:10 AM   |   Comments

Oct. 8 (UPI) -- In a New York City coffee shop, a horror-inspired prank gave customers more of a jolt than they came for.

A marketing stunt promoting upcoming horror remake "Carrie" used a fake wall, remote-controlled tables and chairs and spring-loaded bookshelves.

The people behind the stunt used the props to make it appear as though a patron was using telekinesis after someone knocked over her coffee.

A hidden camera captures it all, and the resulting video has more than 3 million views so far.

The "Carrie" remake stars Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore. It opens in theaters October 18.

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