John Stamos has teased fans about a new Netflix documentary exploring his life in the limelight as part of an April Fools' Day prank.
The Full House star, whose spin-off series Fuller House premiered on the popular streaming service in February (16), has reteamed with Netflix bosses to help take the TV and film firm to "the next level".
The trailer for John Stamos: A Human, Being debuted on Netflix's Twitter account on Friday morning (01Apr16), with a representative stating, "A VERY exciting new original documentary unlike any other. 'John Stamos: A Human, Being' comes to Netflix April 31".
John himself reposted the link on his social networking page, adding, "So excited about my partnership w @netflix and our new Docu- Mini. Check out the preview. Full series April 31st."
The announcement was clearly a joke as there are only 30 days in April, but fans were given a giggle as they tuned in to the funny trailer, in which the TV hunk talks about himself in the third person.
Describing the hoax series, Netflix executives stated, "There's more to this Hollywood icon than a dazzling smile and lustrous hair. John Stamos takes us on an intimate journey through the life of a star."
The promo features video footage of John being greeted by screaming girls, the actor unveiling his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2009, scenes from the set of his shows Full House and Fuller House, and clips of him drumming onstage with the Beach Boys.
"Who is John Stamos?" the fun-loving star asks in the accompanying voiceover. "What is John Stamos? Good question. Teenage heart throb, well, worldwide brand... What is a star? A bad boy? A good guy?
"John Stamos is more than just a human being; John Stamos is a human, being."
He concludes the teaser with the line, "Lights, camera, Stamos."
The 52-year-old has also taken over Netflix's website homepage, with officials renaming categories with titles all linked to Stamos. Among the silly category names are "Popular Like John Stamos Was In High School," "New Releases Which Suffer From A Distinct Lack Of Stamos," "Classic Movies That Have Aged As Gracefully As John Stamos," and "TV Comedies That Manage To Be Funny Even Though Stamos Isn't In Them."
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