Susan Sarandon channeled her “Thelma & Louise” days for Justice’s new “Fire” music video. In the fun and playful clip, the actress portrays a mechanic who takes the French electronic duo, Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay, on a joyride in the desert.
The video has an ‘80s vibe with Sarandon dressed in washed-out blue jeans and a simple white t-shirt. She’s first seen welding and changing outfits before talking the guys out for a spin. “Fire” is directed by Pascal Teixera who explained that the treatment for the video was inspired by a conversation about washing a car.
“On a hot summer afternoon, Gaspard and I were in Xavier’s kitchen, collectively daydreaming about washing a car. The year we like for car design, the make, where that could take place, how much soap, the mood, the sun, and there should be a woman to go cruising with, an iconic mix of cool, allure and strength. Susan Sarandon of course!” the director said in a statement, via Entertainment Weekly. “And then a couple months later we’re in the desert, with the car and a lot of soap, and by some weird miracle there she is, even more amazing than we had fantasized her to be, ready to go for a drive.”
Sarandon was last seen in “Mothers and Daughters” and “Ace the Case.” She’s currently filming the new Ryan Murphy anthology series “Feud,” where she will portray Bette Davis, and will also star in Xavier Dolan’s “The Death and Life of John F. Donovan” and “The Big Lebowski” spin-off, “Going Places.”
Check out the “Fire” video below.