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“Tropic Thunder” Viral Site Updates July 26, 2008 11:15 am

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Movies, News, Rain of Madness, Tropic Thunder, Viral.
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DreamWorks/Paramount has launched a new batch of viral sites linked from the Rain of Madness websiteRain of Madness is a mockumentary telling what happened during the shooting of Tropic Thunder.  The sites launched are an official site for Tugg Speedman (Ben Stiller) and an official site for Kirk Lazarus (Robert Downey Jr.).  And lastly, there’s a new website for the Make Pretty Skin Clinic, the company resonsible for changing Lazarus into a black man.

Tropic Thunder hits theaters on August 13, 2008.


Tropic Thunder to Release Two Days Earlier + New Viral Sites July 16, 2008 2:31 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Movies, News, Rain of Madness, Tropic Thunder.
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DreamWorks has announced that Tropic Thunder will now be released on Wednesday, August 13th, two days earlier than the film was originally scheduled to release.  Also, several new viral sites, all related to the film via the mockumentary Rain of Madnes, have gone live.  Check them out below.


Ben Stiller directs and stars in a high-concept action comedy about a film crew struggling against Murphy’s Law during the production of a big-budget war film, and just what happens when the actors become possessed by the bravura of their onscreen counterparts. Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Steve Coogan, and Nick Nolte co-star in this DreamWorks production.

“Rain of Madness” Poster and Trailer July 10, 2008 3:16 am

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Movies, News, Posters, Rain of Madness, Trailers, Tropic Thunder.
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As part of Paramount’s promotion of August’s Tropic Thunder, the studio has released a trailer and poster (pictured right) for Rain of Madness, a mockumentary of sorts chronicling the fictional movie.  Here’s the tagline:

“German born documentarian, Jan Jürgen blows the lid off Hollywood, exposing the frenzy, the insanity and the madness surrounding the filming of ” Tropic Thunder”. One of the most ambitious war films ever made.”

Check out the trailer and poster after the jump.

Tropic Thunder hits theaters on August 15, 2008.