UPDATED 8/4, 4:15 p.m. ET: The Weeknd’s video treatment for his upcoming song “Take My Breath” was set to play in IMAX theaters in front of The Suicide Squad, but Variety reports that plan has been scrapped.
The outlet writes the “Take My Breath” video has “been pulled due to epilepsy warnings regarding to the ‘intense strobe lighting’ in the clip,” citing a “source close to the situation.”
James Gunn’s star-studded The Suicide Squad debuts this Friday, Aug. 6.
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A snippet of The Weeknd’s upcoming track “Take My Breath” was used in a promo for the Tokyo Olympics that featured Team USA track and field stars Sydney McLaughlin, Dalilah Muhammad, Athing Mu, and Gabby Thomas.
The After Hours artist shared the clip to social media on Monday night and also revealed that the song will be arriving on Friday, August 6.
It’s not the first time The Weeknd has teased this particular track. Earlier today, he dropped off a visual teaser titled “The Dawn Is Coming” that featured the new song.
“Fuck it … IT STARTS TONIGHT,” The Weeknd wrote on Twitter shortly before sharing “The Dawn Is Coming” teaser.
You can check out the commercial below.