'Friends with Benefits' preview gets over a million views in 48 hours: viral video spotlight

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A trailer for the upcoming film Friends with Benefits starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis has attracted over a million views in 48 hours after being released on YouTube on April 18.

The film, due for US release on July 22, centers around two friends who, after determining they are no longer interested in relationships, decide to add casual sex to their friendship, which inevitably leads to complications.

The trailer, titled " Friends with Benefits- In Theaters 7/22," was uploaded to YouTube on April 18 and as of 14:30 GMT on April 20 had attracted 1,310,882 views, making it YouTube's second most watched video of the day and the most viewed video in the category of "film" around the globe.

Mila Kunis previously co-starred along side Natalie Portman in the box office hit Black Swan, the official trailer of which has attracted over 16 million views since being uploaded eight months ago.

The trailer for Friends with Benefits can be watched in full at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YPeQ4qtbNM