Pitbull To Record Men In Black III Theme Tune

23 March 2012, 10:37 | Updated: 23 March 2012, 10:59

The 'International Love' star confirms he will be lending his talents to the soundtrack to the latest film in the sci-fi series.

Pitbull has confirmed that he will be providing the theme tune to the upcoming Men In Black III movie.

The 'Rain Over Me' star said it is an "incredible honour" to have been asked to do the soundtrack and he holds a lot of respect for star Will Smith.

In a statement he said: "It's an incredible honor to be a part of such an amazing franchise as Men in Black and I have so much respect for Will Smith, especially with our similar musical backgrounds."

The Director of the new film, Barry Sonnenfiled admitted he was drawn to the 'Give me Everything' rapper thanks to his daughter.

He confessed: "My 19-year-old daughter turned me on to Pitbull. I'm thrilled that he wrote such a great song for our movie that totally gets it.

The latest film in the series features Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones reprising their roles as well as the addition of Josh Brolin to the cast.

There is also set to be a guest appearance from Nicole Scherzinger in the summer blockbuster which is scheduled for release on 25th May.