It’s been a great season for high-profile video premieres. Last week saw the unveiling of Lady Gaga’s hyper-kinetic clip for her new single “Bad Romance,” the new video for the Chris Brown ballad “Crawl” and the unleashing of Rihanna’s cinematic tour-de-force for “Russian Roulette.” This week sees another new video, a much-talked-about collaboration between arguably the two biggest divas in all of pop music right now. Lady Gaga and Beyoncé will pull the curtain back on their new Hype Williams-directed tag-team clip “Video Phone” at midnight tonight, but there is already a 30-second teaser worming its way around the Internet.
In the short clip first posted on our [url id=”http://buzzworthy.mtv.com/2009/11/16/sneak-peek-beyonce-video-phone-extended-remix-featuring-lady-gaga/”]Buzzworthy blog[/url], Beyoncé is seen walking down some sort of alley flanked by four men in black suits. B herself is dressed in a sexy one-piece leotard and a Zorro mask. The shot recalls the opening credits of the 1992 Quentin Tarantino film “Reservoir Dogs,” which featured actors Tarantino, Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Steve Buscemi, Chris Penn, Eddie Bunker and Lawrence Tierney walking in slow motion. Not much of the song is revealed and Gaga herself is absent from the clip.
In another still from the video (also posted at Buzzworthy), Beyoncé and Gaga are seated in matching poses against a white background and wearing matching white outfits. The only difference? Beyoncé is wearing red shoes, while Gaga’s are yellow.
“Video Phone” will premiere tonight at midnight on MTV.com.