Movie Spider-Man Has A Dance-Off In An Ad For Water [Video]
We’ve known for a while that the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was going to feature Electro, the Rhino and the Green Goblin, but I think I speak for all true fans of the web-slinger when I say that we’ve been waiting for months for the answer to a far more important question. Sure, Spidey’s going to fight super-villains, but will he also be confronted with a horrifyingly misshapen baby version of himself that he will inexplicably battle via dance-off?
Well, now we know: Yes. Yes he does. I mean, it might not happen in the movie, but it’s definitely what happens in an ad for Evian bottled water, which is somehow even stranger. Watch and be mystified below.
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Okay, let’s unpack this for a minute. I’m perfectly willing to accept Spider-Man as an advertising pitchman, even if it’s a little weird to see him shilling for the Postal Service. But this? Man, I don’t even know what’s going on here.
This is, I assume, part of a larger campaign that may or may not also involve moonwalking babies, but since I don’t know a thing about that, I’m forced to look at it from the perspective of the comics, and in those things, if you see a dang weird-ass baby reflection of yourself, you do not engage in a dance-off. You call up Dr. Strange toute de suite, and see if there are hella Dormammu problems in the mirror dimension. No matter how hot your moonwalk is, being pulled into a twisted reflection of a world gone mad and made to suffer is, like, the least horrifying outcome of this entire situation.
If only Spider-Man, known for his athletic style of moving through the city and his tough fistfights with villains, had some other thing that would make him thirsty for a bottle of water.
If only. If. Only.