The Mysterious New J.J. Abrams Movie Trailer

Posted on July 5, 2007

A mysterious trailer from an upcoming J.J. Abrams (Alias, Lost, Mission Impossible: 3 movie was played before Transformers. The trailer was supposedly captured by someone in the audience using a cellphone, but we think it's just the beginning of a brilliant viral marketing campaign. The plot seems to be about some guy named Rob who's attending a surprise party, when aliens or someone else starts blowing up the Manhattan skyline. The severed head of the Statue of Liberty also makes a bouncing appearance in the midst of the carnage. The current website for the film is

The fake name for the project on IMDB is Cloverfield and it's release date is listed as 1-18-08, but it doesn't have much there. It's all very intriguing.

Update: The mysterious trailer has been removed from the video sharing websites including YouTube and Daily Motion.

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