JOHN DIES AT THE END Might Kill You If You Pirate It; Billie Joe Armstrong Pitches “Death Metal Meets BELLE & SEBASTIAN” in THIS IS 40 Deleted Scene

     December 28, 2012

People may disagree on the legalities of internet piracy, but attempting to steal director Don Coscarelli’s John Dies at the End may actually result in your gruesome death.  That’s the premise of this new anti-piracy warning for the film, which stars Chase Williamson, Rob Mayes and Paul Giamatti.  The twisted horror comedy is now availabe on iTunes and VOD with a theatrical release slated for January 25th.

Already in theaters is Judd Apatow’s This Is 40, though the best parts of the movie might be the deleted scenes on the eventual Blu-ray.  One of those scenes features Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong pitching an odd combination of musical genres to Paul Rudd’s character.  Hit the jump to check out the videos from John Dies at the End and This Is 40. 

First up, here’s the anti-piracy warning and VOD announcement for John Dies at the End:

Check out the film’s Facebook page for more details or pick-it up at one of these links: (iTunes –, Amazon –, Xbox, PS3, Cable, Satellite etc –  Why exactly it lists what should be a buyer’s price in order to rent, I have no idea.  Here’s the synopsis for John Dies at the End:

It’s a drug that promises an out-of-body experience with each hit. On the street they call it Soy Sauce, and users drift across time and dimensions. But some who come back are no longer human. Suddenly a silent otherworldly invasion is underway, and mankind needs a hero. What it gets instead is John and David, a pair of college dropouts who can barely hold down jobs. Can these two stop the oncoming horror in time to save humanity? No. No, they can’t.

Here’s the deleted scene from This Is 40 (via The Playlist):

Here’s the official synopsis for This Is 40:

Writer/director/producer Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Funny People) brings audiences This Is 40, an original comedy that expands upon the story of Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) from the blockbuster hit Knocked Up as we see firsthand how they are dealing with their current state of life.


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