One Direction Set New Record With 'Best Song Ever' Video
The group released the video on Vevo on Monday and it garnered 10.9 million views within the first 24 hours of release on the site, breaking Cyrus' 10.7 million views record she set with her controversial "We Can't Stop" video.
Our news partner Radio.com reports that the Ben Winston-directed clip was filmed in Miami has the boys showing off their acting chops in some very unexpected roles.
At the start of the video we see two bald and grey-haired movie execs, played by Louis and Niall, gossiping in a big office before the band meets them to discuss their next film. Once One Direction join them for a meeting the execs promise the band a new movie that is "better than Forrest Gump, funnier than The Hangover, sadder than the Titanic." Better than okay, the execs say it will be "award-winning."
Meanwhile, the guys check out sexy assistant Veronica as she brings them drinks. Only upon the video credits do we realize she is played by Zayn, who makes a very convincing woman.
Nerdy marketing guy Marcel, played by Harry, enters the meeting to explain the movie concept as a major dance number. In comes energetic choreographer Leeroy, played by Liam, to show off some of the dances. "Dance is just so hot right now!" Marcel tells the guys. Read more and watch the video here.