MTV US, Sony Pictures Entertainment join forces for the Film 'This Is the End'

MUMBAI: MTV US Real World: Portlandshow has partnered with Hollywood studio Sony Pictures Entertainment to create a mini-episode to promote the film This Is The End, which hits theaters across the US on 12 June 2013. The film‘s stars Seth Rogen, Danny McBride, James Franco, Craig Robinson, and Jay Baruchel star in the short-form episodic titled, The Real World: This is the End Edition, which will air in a four-part story arc on MTV during the Real World: Portland finale and reunion on 12 June.
An uncensored and extended webisode is currently available on Viacom Media Networks executive VP integrated marketing Dario Spina said, "MTV‘s Studio Integrated Marketing and Production team continues to deliver entertaining and truly custom, co-branded content for our partners; and our collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment demonstrates that capability by seamlessly uniting the hilarious This is the End cast, within the themes characterised in MTV‘s longest running franchise, The Real World.

"This creative and comedic content is not only entertaining, but travels across many platforms to connect with audiences where they are."
In support of the film‘s opening week, The Real World: This is the End Edition‘ campaign will air spots on MTV and supported by social promotion across MTV‘s Facebook, MTV‘s Twitter, and MTV‘s Tumblr.
Inspired by the film‘s End of the world theme, the cast will face off in a real world setting with Averey-Lee Jane and Joi Niemeyer from the Real World: Portland cast. The Real World: Portland takes place in a city known for expressing individuality and the roommate‘s bring their own unique personalities into the house.
Similarly the This Is The End actors "stop being polite and start getting real," exposing all their quirky behaviours under one roof - paying homage to moments and surprises that people have come to expect from the MTV franchise.
This Is The End follows six friends trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastate Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling supplies and cabin fever threaten to tear apart the friendships inside. Eventually, they are forced to leave the house, facing their fate and the true meaning of friendship and redemption.

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