Timbaland wants 'Twilight' theme for 'Morning After Dark' video

Timbaland has some very specific ideas about the video for his next single, “Morning After Dark.” Just one very specific idea, actually: Twilight. Twilight. TWILIGHT! “I want the same characters of Twilight, which I’ve almost got,” the superproducer told MTV News. “If I get Bella and Edward, it would be [ideal].”

Nor is he some vamp-fan-come-lately trying to cash in on the lucrative Twilight phenomenon. No, Tim is a true-blue Twihard. He’s even worked out an elaborate New Moon side plot for the video, featuring himself and duet partner SoShy as bloodsuckers: “We would protect [Bella] while [Edward] goes away from the other dude [Jacob] and the other people [the Cullens]…We was his last hope, he wouldn’t want to use us, the whole thing. If [Edward] calls us it would be a big payback.” Having only seen the first Twilight movie, I understood approximately one third of that quote, but sounds like my man has put some serious thought into this.

Of course, right now there’s no indication that this plan has proceeded any further than Timbaland’s fertile imagination. What do you think? Should Tim’s Twilight dream become a reality? Or would you rather he put his brainstorming energy into something else, like convincing his buddy Justin Timberlake to (please!) make another album already? Listen to Timbaland’s “Morning After Dark” after the jump — the verses are fairly unremarkable, but that freaky vocal-filter hook sure is catchy — and decide.

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  • PeterBilt The Nature Boy

    OH NO!! Save Timbaland, he has been bitten by the gay vampire

  • AJ

    Awesome! Maybe finally people will see that you don’t have to be into emo/alt-rock to be a Twilighter. I’d love to see that video, and still hope for some different musical genres represented on the “Eclipse” soundtrack.

    • Tara

      I agree. I wish people could at least respect each other’s opinions, and not insult fans, but I guess that’s too much to ask from ew.com
      I like this site, but commenters on here are often extremely rude. Personally, I don’t understand how people can be rude to people that they don’t even know, over the internet.

      • Tara

        Sorry, I meant to reply to Alex.

  • alex

    ha ha. this is so funny. i love it. people who hate twilight need to get over it and focus on the things they do like instead..much healthier for everyone.

  • crispy

    Finally! Someone who Stephenie Meyers writes better than.

  • Lindsey

    So Timbaland is a 14 year old girl who reads crap literature? Neat.

    • Kristen

      LOL, I think it’s hilarious when people make generalizations like that. I’m not a Twilight fan, but MANY of my adult, educated friends love the series.

      • Lindsey

        I have never met a highly educated person that likes Twilight. My professors in grad school even knock the series.

  • SilentRage

    I respect this dude and all but he’s seriously fallen off over the years musically. But hey if I made as much money as him I guess I wouldn’t care either.

  • Sarah

    I’m a Twilight fan…and I miss the days when nobody knew about it, except for a group of intense fans. I kinda hate that it’s everywhere now, and random celebs name-drop it to get attention.

  • Carmen

    Who cares. Timbaland hasn’t produced a decent song since Aaliyah died.

  • Kuralay

    мда, песня очень-очень классный Тимбеленд в своем репертуаре

  • Jo

    I think a timbaland twilight vid would be awesome. hope it becomes a reality

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