Sky customers across Europe will be the first in the world to see the short film for David Bowie’s brand new single, “
The ten-minute video for ‘Blackstar’ – all be it the black star symbol as the official title – will be simultaneously released to Sky’s viewers in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany and Austria next week.
The track was written for the opening credits of brand new crime drama, The Last Panthers, which launched across Europe on Sky Atlantic last night and the video was directed by the series director, Johan Renck. The six part series, a joint pan-European commission from Sky and CANAL + in France, stars Academy Award nominee and BAFTA winner Samantha Morton alongside double Cesar award winner Tahar Rahim, Croatian star Goran Bogdan and two time Academy Award Nominee, three-time BAFTA winner and Golden Globe winner John Hurt.
Sky Atlantic and Sky Arts viewers in the UK can see the video broadcast of the track at 8:45pm (GMT), on Thursday 19th November, ahead of the second episode of The Last Panthers.