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Aardman's The Pirates! Band of Misfits Wishes You Happy Holidays; Trailer

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood December 22, 2011 at 12:20PM

Holiday ecards are clogging my inbox. While it's hardly the first time a Hollywood studio has jumped on Christmas to flog their product, Sony went for broke this year, sending boxes full of gift wrapping, T-shirts and Santa hats to hype Oscar hopeful "Arthur Christmas."
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The Pirates: Band of Misfits
Sony Animation The Pirates: Band of Misfits

Holiday ecards are clogging my inbox. While it's hardly the first time a Hollywood studio has jumped on Christmas to flog their product, Sony went for broke this year, sending boxes full of gift wrapping, T-shirts and Santa hats to hype Oscar hopeful "Arthur Christmas," shipping a "Smurfs" Blu-Ray package bedecked with "Arthur Christmas" ribbons, and finally, this ecard touting the upcoming Aardman release "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" (March 30, 2012). The trailer below is hilarious. Angolphile that I am, count me in.

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