The Playlist recently reported that Nick Cave has confirmed to Triple R that he will be scoring the upcoming western The Wettest County in the World. Cave has already written the screenplay for the movie based on a novel by Matt Bondurant. The composer reunites with director John Hillcoat, who worked with Cave on his previous movies The Proposition and The Road. No word yet on if Cave’s co-composer Warren Ellis will be involved on the new project. The Wettest County in the World stars Shia Labeouf, Tom Hardy, Guy Pearce, Gary Oldman, Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain and Jason Clarke. The film revolves around a moonshine gang operating in the bootlegging capital of America — Franklin County, Va. — during Prohibition. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie is currently in pre-production in Georgia and is scheduled to begin filming on Feb. 28.

In addition, Deadline reported last week that Nick Cave is also involved in the Guillermo del Toro-produced stop motion animated adaptation of Pinocchio. Nick Cave has signed on to be the music consultant on the film. No word yet on if Cave will provide the score for the movie, which will be c0-produced by The Jim Henson Company. Gris Grimly will co-direct the 3D movie with Mark Gustafson and production will begin later this year.