los angeles, CA (Vocus) June 28, 2007

Paris Hilton’s days as a glamorous jailbird could also be over, however her incarceration has been immortalized in a sexy video parody by a pair of l. a. creator/administrators that has taken the web by way of storm.

Paris In jail: The music Video, was once shot on a shoestring finances by Allan Murray and Sean Haines and posted on YouTube June 6. at last count, guests to YouTube and MySpace had seen the video more than 7.four million instances.

On June eight by myself the video got more than 1 million YouTube hits in 24 hours. In its first week, it bumped the video for the No. 1 music in the us of a, Rhiannon’s Umbrella, out of place on Vidmeter.com’s high 10 chart 5 instances. AOL has named it “Spoof of the 12 months.”

“We wanted to launch our manufacturing firm during the internet world,” says Murray, who co-founded OMOVIES.COM with Haines a number of months in the past. it’s a perfect approach to express your writing, directing and producing talents to a mass target market.”

provides Haines, “As stand-up comedians, now we have taken what we all know perfect — learn how to make folks chuckle — and developed a formula for making tune videos, commercials and quick movies with a humorous facet and with the good possible to head viral.”

The pair has regarded on MSNBC, CBS Early exhibit, CNN and get right of entry to Hollywood, as well as on television in France, Germany, England and Japan. Murray and Haines simply signed with international creative management (ICM) and are in pre-manufacturing for their next OMOVIES comedy video, set to drop on July 11.

Paris In reformatory: The music Video lampoons the sun-and-surf video for Hilton’s Stars are Blind, except for this time she’s cuddling on the beach with a jail guard. It gently pokes fun of the heiress’s wealthy woman image and gets in a few digs at Britney Spears, Nicole Richie and Lindsay Lohan. It also takes jabs at infamous Hollywood trials with lyrics like, “Robert Blake and O.J. Simpson/they each get off scot free/I pressure with no license/legislation throws the e book right at me.”

The video stars blonde Paris seem to be-alike Amber Hay, who completely nails Paris’s lazy pout. all over casting, Hay advised Murray, “i know Paris — she’d most probably assume that is humorous.” Murray responded, “you are hired!”

Classically skilled singer Elizabeth Intza’s breathy rendition of the spoof lyrics sounds uncannily like Paris herself. A pair of Chihuahuas named Zelda and Brigitte stand in for Paris’s personal Tinkerbell and Bambi.

Murray obtained the idea for the video while observing television protection of Paris’s impending reformatory sentence. He seen the broadcasters saved the use of clips from her Stars are Blind video. “I stored listening to a music parody every time I heard that track,” he says. once he had written the parody lyrics, he and Haines scrambled to collect a crew, rent equipment collect a forged.

“We known as in quite a few favors,” Murray says. They co-directed taking pictures of the video, which took a day and a 1/2, followed by way of a marathon modifying session. The spot it sounds as if tickled a number of funny bones. “I do assume that is humorous,” Murray says. “it is now not too imply-spirited.”

Allan Murray, Sean Haines

Murray, a Texas native, is a television actor, standup comedian, writer, director and producer. He additionally composes and performs five units, and his lyric writing abilities were on show with the video.

Haines, who grew up in Berkeley, Calif., worked his approach from boulevard performer all of the way to headliner standing together with his act, the harmful Comedy of Wilde &amp Hanes. He just lately wrote and produced The Bryan G. exhibit, a one-man comedy and song act currently taking part in great success in venues all over the world.

in the wake of their success with Paris In penal complex: The music Video, Murray and Haines document, quite mysteriously, that they’ve been approached through a big manufacturer about producing a viral video for a brand new product.

Equally mysteriously, Murray and Haines are mum about the topic of their next video project, even supposing they promise it’ll be “topical and funny.”


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