WATCH: Ryan Reynolds & Jason Bateman's Hilarious Promo for 'The Change-Up'

The deadpan duo attempts to win over "grandmas" and audiences who might go watch Planet of the Apes instead of their movie

You may think that the new comedy The Change-Up is the same old switched-body story you've seen in so many movies before it (Freaky Friday, Like Father Like Son, etc.). But, by just watching this hilarious new fake promo for the movie -- starring the utterly appealing duo of Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds -- it's pretty obvious you've never actually seen the tale told exactly like this. Watch the promo here!


Dressed in identical white suits, Reynolds is the first one to say that the body-switching premise is a "f-ing stupid idea," but if moviegoers shell out the dough, "they'll laugh their d-ck off!"

With instructions from the director to downplay that the flick almost received an NC-17 rating, the funny men do their best to convince the audience that even our grandmothers could see it.

"If she's a freak, we'll take her money," Bateman deadpans. While Reynolds chimes in, "If Wrinkles likes to get nutty...yeah...bring her along."

Reynolds also takes a jab at the movie's soon-to-be box office competition, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, by saying, "Come see The Change-Up! It's no dumber than a movie about talking apes."

If these two guys can make a set filled with just two wooden stools side-splitting, we can only imagine what they can do with the 2-hour film.

The Change-Up hits theaters on Friday, Aug. 5!

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