TJ Miller para sails to Cannes film Festival to promote The Emoji Movie
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TJ Miller para sails to Cannes film Festival to promote The Emoji Movie

TJ Miller literally sailed across the high seas to Cannes in France to promote his upcoming animated flick, The Emoji Movie, at the renowned film festival.

hollywood Updated: May 17, 2017 17:36 IST
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The American actor unveiled the first trailer of the upcoming animation film The Emoji Movie at the Cannes Film Festival.

Trust American actor TJ Miller to come up with the quirkiest ways to promote a film! The Deadpool actor literally sailed to Cannes in the French Riviera for his upcoming film, The Emoji Movie. Parasailing onto a speedboat off the beach, the 35-year-old actor made a safe landing, only then to fall into the sea and was completely drenched as he performed for the rest of the media present at the event.

TJ Miller doing the para sailing stunt to promote his upcoming film.

The stunt preceded his unveiling of the first official trailer for the film, in which Miller stars as Gene, an emoji that teams up with the notorious code-breaker Jailbreak (Anna Faris) on an adventure through a teenager’s phone.

The trailer started after Miller pressed a big button, which also launched confetti into the air. “Confetti canons?” screamed Miller. “I mean Sony’s gone all out. Hashtag Emoji Movie.”

The Emoji Movie co-stars James Corden, Steven Wright and Rob Riggle, along with Patrick Stewart who plays the Poop emoji. Directed by Tony Leondis and produced by Michelle Raimo, the film was scripted by Mike White and Eric Siegel.

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First Published: May 17, 2017 17:02 IST