April Fools 2012, Virgin Volcanic

Richard Branson has unveiled plans to transport himself and 4 celebrities to the center of 5 major volcanoes around the world.


VirginVolcanic.com states that Branson will be accompanied by Tom Hanks, Will.I.Am, Seth Green and documentary film-maker Barbara Kopple. The star-studded science fanatics will travel down a volcano in the VVS1, a spiral shaped probe carrier which looks like it came straight out of Seth Green’s Austin Powers.

“A window seat for a journey to the liquid core of our home planet would be a bargain at twice the price.” – Tom Hanks.

“Ever since filming Austin Powers, I’ve had this obsession with underground layers. I’ve waited patiently for Sir Richard to make the dream of traveling to the Earth’s core a reality” – Seth Green.

“I have long held a fascination with volcanoes since reading Jules Verne’s Journey to the Centre of the Earth. Alongside our adventures with Virgin Galactic and Virgin Oceanic, volcanoes are the next great unexplored terrain.” – Richard Branson.

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