11:55 (Film) // "Royals" (Lorde)

Tags: Lorde // Independent Film // Film Placements

"Royals" by Lorde was featured in the independent film 11:55.  A re-recorded version of the song (entitled "Well-Prepared" by Busy Signal) plays twice in the film, the first time as the protagonist, Nelson Sanchez, and his partner drive to clear a corner of rival drug dealers and the second over the end credits.  The film premiered at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival and was released in theaters and on video on demand June 9, 2017.  Check out the trailer below!