Timberlake's role in Kunis accepting Marine date

A marine currently serving in Afghanistan could soon live out his Hollywood fantasy.

Actress Mila Kunis agreed to go on a blind date with him after a video he made went viral on YouTube.

CBS News Correspondent Michelle Miller reported Sgt. Scott Moore posted the proposal for a date to the November 18 Marine Corps Ball in Greenville, N.C., on a dare from fellow soldiers. The ball is an annual event celebrating the founding of the Marine Corps in 1775.

Pictures: Mila Kunis

Kunis, who is out promoting her new movie "Friends with Benefits," was asked about it during an interview with co-star Justin Timberlake, who helped make the case for the marine.

Timberlake said to Kunis, "Do it for your country," and then to Moore, "You know what man? I'm gonna work on this for you."

Kunis replied, "I'll go. I'll do it for you. And it's November. OK. We're going to make this happen, sir. I'm with ya."

A friend in Moore's hometown of Grove City, Pa., sent Moore the clip of the interview. He couldn't believe it, but credits his friends and family with helping his video to go viral.

Moore's mother said, "I was so happy that Scott's getting notoriety for doing something fun unlike so many military men and women that have lost their lives."

On Tuesday, the marines released a statement on Moore's behalf, saying, "You can't make shots that you don't take, so I took the best shot I could."

Kunis herself tweeted, "I'm so happy to be going to the Marine Corps Ball!"

Celebrity publicist Michael Levine said of the star, "I think she's purchased herself attention and good will at little cost. And the funny part is she might have a good time."

Miller remarked the situation could perhaps even inspire a new romantic comedy: "The Movie Star and the Marine."

Kunis' representatives have yet to confirm she will attend the November ball.

"Early Show" co-anchor Chris Wragge added on the broadcast that Moore has said he owes Timberlake for facilitating the date.

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