Mark Mothersbaugh has written the score for the upcoming HBO comedy Enlightened. The show stars Laura Dern as as a health and beauty executive who has a terrible public breakdown and, after some rehab and meditation, must come back from the hardship to try to live a more illuminated existence. Diane Ladd, Luke Wilson and Timm Sharp are co-starring. The comedy is created by Mike White (The School of Rock, Nacho Libre). Enlightened is set to premiere on October 10, 2011 and will be airing every Monday night on HBO. For updates on the project, visit official show website.
Also coming up for Mothersbaugh is the Jason Statham-starring crime thriller Safe, which is scheduled for a release on October 28, as well as the animated feature Hotel Transylvania, which will be opening in theaters in September of 2012.