‘Carrie’ Coffee Shop Prank Spooks Customers

- Jessica Derschowitz | CBS News
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(CBS NEWS) – 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 7 million views on San Bruno-based YouTube as of Tuesday afternoon.

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.

WATCH THE TRAILER OF “CARRIE”:

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

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