New 'Total Recall' Rekall Viral Ads Found in Public - Are More Coming?
"Tell us your fantasy. We'll make it real." Isn't that kind of false advertising, if it's not true? Well, who cares, these are out anywhere. Sony has been planting some viral marketing in public for Len Wiseman's upcoming Total Recall remake, which has been gaining a lot of buzz from the trailers. Silas from SuperHeroHype doesn't say where exactly these were found, besides in Hollywood, but he found two posters that link to the Welcome to Rekall website, which we've already known about for some time. That Rekall site is just a callback service, collecting phone #s while returning a message. It's at least neat to see some ads out there.
The images come from SuperHeroHype. Hopefully we see more than just these appear around the country.
Update: Another batch of ads were found by ComingSoon. This time they feature the same Rekall fantasy text, but different imagery - one a boat party theme, the other walking on the moon (I guess?). Check them:
Len Wiseman (Underworld, Live Free or Die Hard), is directing this Total Recall remake from a script by James Vanderbilt, Kurt Wimmer & Mark Bomback that is said to be more true to Philip K. Dick's original short story We Can Remember It For You Wholesale. The new story involves nation states Euromerica and New Shanghai, with Doug Quaid (Colin Farrell) a factory worker in the latter who begins to believe he's a spy, although he doesn’t know for which side. Bryan Cranston, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel & John Cho also star in the film, arriving in theaters on August 3rd this summer. Visit the Rekall site and watch the trailer.
We'll definitely let you know if we find or see any more of these kind of ads in public. I'm curious if they'll do a wider push or if it's just a few targeted ads like these. Let us know if you find any others out there?
Update #2: I've also been informed that the actual WelcometoRekall.com viral website that all of this links to has been updated, and now contains a completely different menu with more detail options. If you haven't seen it yet, be sure to check it out, as all of these Rekall posters tie directly in with that viral website.
Reader Feedback - 7 Comments
Mine would be a kinky threesome with supermodels.
Guest on Jun 10, 2012
Mine would be a threesome with Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel.Not sure which one would have three boobs.Maybe both.That's six boobs total.
The Cat from Alien on Jun 11, 2012
Total Recall LOOKS EXCELLENT A Must Watch On August 3
Saccy on Jun 11, 2012
looks great but I have to hope high..not a big fan of live free or the underworlds... at least its closer to PKD's work, thats always a plus (in a weird schizophrenic religious way) all I can say it that I hope someones arms get ripped off and colin farrell says "See you at the party richtor" then Im In!!!! lol..
lando on Jun 11, 2012
SOUNDS FAKE. HOLLYWOOD NEEDS NEW IDEAS. THEY NEED TO TAKE MORE TIME WITH THESE MOVIES. JUST THROWING THEM TOGETHER SUCKS
Hollywoodsucks on Jun 15, 2012
Just saw the rekall advert for the first time was totally taken back! Good advertising hope the film pull off the same double take effect as the advert!
Mark Milton on Aug 12, 2012
I'v been seeing Rekall adverts for a while now. All in London. Some on tube and some in Metro newspaper. They have different imaginaries on them though.
Meg on Aug 16, 2012
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