Jimmy Kimmel’s pre-show Oscars bit, in which he publicly shamed Cheetos-encrusted couch-dwellers, bombed badly. But what the professional hoaxer did after the Academy Awards was pure pop culture manna from heaven.
Kimmel enlisted a cavalcade of A-list celebs to help him turn famous viral videos into trailers for big-budget Hollywood blockbusters. From Charlie Bit Me to David After Dentist, this is seriously inspired stuff.
Bitman Begins: Starring Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Chris Hemsworth and Liam Hemsworth.
Ameowdeus: Starring Kevin Spacey, Christoph Waltz, Gary Oldman, Ben Kingsley, Abbie Cornish and Mandy Patinkin.
David After Dentist Double Rainbow: Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, and Seth Rogen.
Sweet Brown: Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That: Starring Queen Latifah, Barkhad Abdi, Adam Driver and Matt Damon.