Haunting Linkin Park ‘New Divide’ Cover Featured in ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Film Trailer
In 2009, Linkin Park released "New Divide," a song written specifically for Michael Bay's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen flick. Now, the song is once again tied to the silver screen as it has been covered and briefly featured in the trailer for the upcoming action film Alita: Battle Angel.
The trailer for the James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez film spotlights the song, which takes on an ethereal vibe with a soft, melancholic female vocal at 40 seconds and two minutes into the clip, which can be viewed above.
"When Alita (Rosa Salazar) awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past," begins the video description. "As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious history while her street-smart new friend Hugo (Keean Johnson) offers instead to help trigger her memories. But it is only when the deadly and corrupt forces that run the city come after Alita that she discovers a clue to her past – she has unique fighting abilities that those in power will stop at nothing to control. If she can stay out of their grasp, she could be the key to saving her friends, her family and the world she’s grown to love," says the rest.
Alita: Battle Angel will be in theaters Dec. 21 later this year and was based on the graphic novel series Gunnm by Yukito Kishiro.
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