Confusing news out of Netflix HQ today as the teaser trailer which was posted yesterday has now been disowned by Netflix stating ‘This was not released from Netflix and not anything official,’.
This is bad news for all as literally hundreds of thousands of fans piled onto YouTube and other social networks declaring their new found love for the teaser trailer. A teaser, that seemed to capture every last little detail from the books which the movie failed to do a few years back.
Further research on the video’s origins reveals the video was uploaded by a YouTuber who created their account on the second of June with the account name of Eleanora Poe, which die-hard readers of the books will know to be the editor-in-chief of the newspaper within the universe whose reputation is known for them getting things wrong in their articles. The Daily Punctilio is the name of the publication in the book series.
It doesn’t end there however as speculation has been rampant on forums with exchanges that this could just be some elaborate viral marketing campaign by Netflix who outsourced the project to an external team meaning their PR teams could disown the video. After all, the video has been posted by someone under the same name.
To be honest we’re not sure, it wouldn’t be the first time a company has used these type of tactics to gain hype surrounding an upcoming release and to be clear, the TV series is definitely happening however no official date is known.
All we know for sure is that our hype levels have hit overdrive with all of this controversy and if it is a fan-made trailer, the creators of the show need to get in touch with whoever made this and fast.