A.R. Rahman has signed on to score the upcoming drama Welcome to People. The film directed by Alex Kurtzman (Fringe, Star Trek) centers on a man who is directed by his father’s will to deliver $150.000 to his sister he didn’t know he had. The movie stars Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Pfeiffer and Mark Duplass. Kurtzman co-wrote the screenplay with his regular writing partner Roberto Orci, as well as Jody Lambert. Kurtzman and Orci also produce alongside Bobby Cohen (Jarhead, Revolutionary Road). Welcome to People is currently in post-production and a release date announcement is expected in the near future.

  1. [...] Film Music Reporter reveals that none other than A.R. Rahman will be writing the music for the film. The Bollywood legend came to Hollywood prominence thanks to his Oscar-winning score for Danny Boyle‘s “Slumdog Millionaire.” He added another Hollywood credit in 2009 with “Couples Retreat” for some reason (guess this writer now has a reason to rent it) before re-teaming with Boyle for last year’s “127 Hours,” which earned him another Oscar nod. And while Rahman’s works for Boyle’s films were somewhat supercharged, Kurtzman’s film may have him drawing down the faders a bit. [...]

  2. [...] Either way, it doesn’t hurt when you add a 2-time Oscar nominated composer to your film. [Film Music Reporter via The [...]

  3. Sadic says:

    Good luck to Kurtzman debuten. usually rahman name will be highlighted after the release of the film.

  4. thiva says:

    Rahman already finished recording the soundtrack.
    Sources says it come out very well :)
    Hope he will add another oscar nomination!

  5. mohsin says:

    A.R.RAHEMAN rocks

  6. nikunj says:

    RAHMAN SIR is The Greatest of all . . ! Best wishes to sir for his upcoming film . ! Sir , we will meet soon . . ! Very soon . . . !

  7. Mohammed Wasim says:

    Rahman Rocks…..!