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In old G.I. Joe cartoon PSAs, the main character would always say “knowing is half the battle.” For Funny or Die, knowing a ton of celebrities is half the battle for attracting eyeballs to its viral videos. Ever since Will Ferrell first argued with his Landlord, […]

In old G.I. Joe cartoon PSAs, the main character would always say “knowing is half the battle.” For Funny or Die, knowing a ton of celebrities is half the battle for attracting eyeballs to its viral videos. Ever since Will Ferrell first argued with his Landlord, the site has built its audience using its Hollywood connections. This time, though, the site has really outdone itself. Just check out the cast list for its latest video, The Ballad of G.I. Joe:

Laz Alonso as Doc
Alexis Bledel as Lady Jaye [sic.]
Billy Crudup as Zartan
Zach Galifiankais as Snow Job
Tony Hale as Dr. Mindbender
Vinnie Jones as Destro
Joey Kern as Tomax

Joey Kern as Xamot
Chuck Liddell as Gung Ho
Julianne Moore as Scarlett
Henry Rollins as Duke
Alan Tudyk as Shipwreck
Olivia Wilde as The Baroness

Never thought I’d see the day Julianne Moore was intentionally in a viral video — especially such a fanboyish one. The song is just okay, but it’s worth it just to watch these celebs dressed like Joe characters.

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