Jimmy Brown - 8th Apr 2014

Jonas Akerlund recreates the silent movie age in this very cute promo for Coldplay's Magic. 

Akerlund's video is set in a circus tent (in the foreground of what looks like downtown LA) with Chris Martin playing both goodie and baddie and Crouching Tiger actress Zhang Ziyi as the knife-thrower.

Chris then sets to work on his magic skills to lure Zhang away from her evil pantomime-like lover...

PRO Credits


Lead actorZhang Ziyi
Lead actorChris Martin
CommissionerStefan Demetriou
CommissionerSam Seager
DirectorJonas Akerlund
ProducerSvana Gisla
ProducerScott Purrouy
Production CompanyBlack Dog Films
Executive ProducerPhil Harvey
Executive ProducerDave Holmes
Director of PhotographyPar Ekberg
Production designerEmma Fairley
StylistB. Åkerlund
EditorLuis Moreno
EditorJonas Akerlund
ColouristPana at NHB Berlin
Sound designWeston Fonger
Other creditsGraphics: Robin Olofsson Finishing House: Poetica NYC

Jimmy Brown - 8th Apr 2014

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