Muse to perform live on 2 June as part of global premiere of "World War Z" in London

NEW DELHI: Paramount Pictures has teamed up with Grammy Award-winning British band Muse to feature the band‘s music in the new film World War Z with tracks from Muse‘s latest album The 2nd Law.

Following the film‘s world premiere in London‘s Leicester Square on 2 June, Muse will perform live from Horse Guards Parade Ground, St. James‘s Park.

World War Z revolves around an ex-United Nations investigator Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt), who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to decimate humanity itself. Starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos and James Badge Dale, the film is set to release on 21 June.
Since forming in 1994, Muse has released six studio albums selling upwards of 15 million albums worldwide. The band earned its highest-ever debut on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart when The 2nd Law bowed at No 2 a week after its October 2 release. Madness, the first single from the album, was No 1 on the Billboard Alternative Chart for 19 weeks, breaking the previous record set in 2007. The 2nd Law and Madness received two Grammy Nominations this year. The group‘s last album, The Resistance, reached No 1 in 19 countries around the world, and they have won numerous awards including a Best Rock Album Grammy Award and an American Music Award for The Resistance.
World War Z is directed by Marc Forster from a screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan and Drew Goddard & Damon Lindelof, and screen story by Matthew Michael Carnahan and J. Michael Straczynski. Based on the novel by Max Brooks, it is produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Ian Bryce.

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