Danny DeVito lands role in new One Direction video

'Steal My Girl' taken from boy band's forthcoming album 'Four'

Danny DeVito will star in the video for One Direction‘s upcoming new single ‘Steal My Girl’.

The news, as reported by Billboard, was announced by both DeVito and the group via their official Twitter accounts. In a post, One Direction member Niall Horan described the Batman Returns, Get Shorty and Matilda star as ‘Hollywood Royalty’ and a ‘legend’.

The new single is taken from the group’s forthcoming fourth studio album, ‘Four’, which is due to be released on November 17.

One Direction’s last album, ‘Midnight Memories’, was the best selling British album of 2013, with their 2012 album ‘Take Me Home’ also proving popular a year after its release. Similarly, the boy band’s 2011 debut ‘Up All Night’ was the tenth biggest seller of 2013.