One Direction Liam Payne's character for new music video revealed

Published Jul 17 2013, 11:37 BST  |  By

One Direction have revealed a new character for their upcoming music video.

Liam Payne will play a bleached-blonde male in the upcoming visual for the boyband's new single 'Best Song Ever'.

One Direction's Liam Payne in 'Best Song Ever' video.

One Direction Liam Payne in 'Best Song Ever' video



The star has been pictured wearing a pink headband with a white polo T-shirt and early '90s grey sweater.

It follows the reveal that Niall Horan will play a middle-aged studio executive named Harvey in the promo.

The official One Direction Twitter account will reveal a new character each band member will play as a countdown to the music video premiere on July 23.

'Best Song Ever' will be released on July 22 and serves as a promotional single for their upcoming 3D movie This Is Us.

The song was co-written by Ed Drewett, Wayne Hector, John Ryan and Julian Bunetta.

This Is Us will be in UK cinemas from August 29 and a day later in the US.

Listen to a preview of One Direction's new single 'Best Song Ever' below: