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There’s a new George Michael song – and it will feature in Last Christmas film

Written by on 14/08/2019

Unreleased music from George Michael will feature in a new Christmas film starring Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke.

The trailer for Last Christmas, a romantic comedy from Bridesmaids director Paul Feig, was released today and features old classics from the former Wham! singer.

But Mr Feig has revealed to the BBC that the full six-minutes of a previously unheard song will feature in the film.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Emilia Clarke attends the SMS Battles Quiz for The MS Society, raising vital funds for Multiple Sclerosis research, at the Royal Horticultural Halls on May 16, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for The MS Society)

Image: Emilia Clarke will play the lead, Kate

He said: “[George Michael] was putting together his new album when he passed [in 2016].

“And one of our tracks is one of those songs, and it’s just an absolutely amazing song that I’m so excited the world is going to get to hear now.”

He said the song was “celebratory” and added: “We were able to play the entire song, which is almost six minutes long, in the film.”

Fans can listen out for the song at the end of the film, and will have to stick around into the credits to hear the rest of it.

The film also stars Crazy Rich Asians actor Henry Golding.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Henry Golding in Ralph Lauren Purple Label attends the Polo Ralph Lauren suite during the Wimbledon Tennis Championship Men's Final at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Gerrish/WireImage)

Image: Henry Golding, of Crazy Rich Asians, will be her love interest

Last Christmas will centre around Kate (played by Clarke), a woman who is thrown out of her flat after accidentally electrocuting her flatmate’s fish, and is scolded for not working hard enough by her boss.

She reveals to Golding, who will play love interest Tom, that she was so ill she nearly died, a moment particularly personal to Clarke.

The Me Before You star has spoken openly about suffering a stroke eight years ago, and having a potentially fatal brain haemorrhage.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 7: Actress Emma Thompson and her husband Greg Wise arrive at Buckingham Palace, London, where she will receive her damehood at an Investiture ceremony, on November 7, 2018 in London, England. Ms Thompson, 59, will collect the accolade in recognition of her services to drama. (Photo by Steve Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Image: The film is based on a story by Emma Thompson and her husband Greg Wise

Clarke, 32, started SameYou, a charity dedicated to supporting young people and helping them access resources for recovery.

The film was written by Dame Emma Thompson and Bryony Kimmings, based on a story by Dame Emma and her husband Greg Wise.

Dame Emma also plays Kate’s mother in the film.

The film will be out in the UK on 15 November.

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