DEBUTS ON MTV
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[ May 14th 2001 ]
music video from Elektras upcoming Tomb Raider
movie soundtrack is scheduled to broadcast across
the MTV network today as the media frenzy surrounding
Paramount Pictures upcoming adventure movie shifts
into high gear, U2 dot com reports today.
highly anticipated Tomb Raider video for Elevation
premieres on MTV today, Monday, with a special
Making The Video documentary. The song is the
opening track of the soundtrack to the upcoming
Hollywood film Tomb Raider and the video, directed
by Joseph Kahn, was shot at Universal Studios
in Los Angeles. Elevation is the next U2 single
and following tomorrow's premiere, MTV will be
airing the new video this week every day at the
following times (all local).
5/20 - 9:30AM
are set to host an all-day premiere for the video
on Thursday, with an airing every hour on the
hour. The theme of the new video, tying in with
the Tomb Raider movie starring Angelina Jolie,
has been hotly debated but the wraps have been
kept on until now.
reports claim that the storyline features U2 duking
it out with an evil version of themselves as Edge
is kidnapped by the bandmembers' doppelgängers.
Director Kahn has said that the video blends U2
and the Tomb Raider movie into one giant action
piece. "The U2 as you know them want to save the
world,' he explained. 'But the evil U2 want to
destroy the world."