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‘RED 2′ Trailer – What’s the Song?

When you’re putting together a trailer for a movie about classic hitmen played by classic actors, it only makes sense to pull out a little classic rock for the soundtrack.

We’re talking about the new clip for ‘RED 2,’ the upcoming sequel to the 2010 hit action thriller about a squad of retired CIA agents (played by a stellar group of stars that included Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, and John Malkovich) whose official designation — ‘Retired and Extremely Dangerous’ — leaves them targeted for termination by an unknown enemy.

After racking up nearly $200 million in worldwide grosses, the gang is back for another adventure — and with ‘RED 2′ due on July 19, it’s time for Summit Entertainment to start promoting the sequel in earnest. To that end, here’s the latest trailer, which teases a few scenes of big-budget mayhem to the strains of AC/DC‘s ‘Shoot to Thrill.’

Originally featured on the band’s massively successful 1980 album ‘Back in Black,’ ‘Thrill’ has popped up in a number of film and video game soundtracks over the years; most noticeably, it was featured in ‘Iron Man 2,’ which served as a sort of de facto AC/DC greatest hits record. There’s no word yet on whether ‘Shoot to Thrill’ will be included on this movie’s official soundtrack, but so far, the ‘RED 2′ trailers have featured an eclectic mix of songs by artists as varied as Herman’s Hermits and Puddle of Mudd. Something for everyone, then?

Next: Another 'Thrilling' AC/DC Commercial

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