Nathaniel Mechaly has signed on to score the upcoming TV adaptation of Luc Besson’s action franchise The Transporter. The show centers on professional transporter Frank Martin, who opertates in a seedy underworld of dangerous criminals and desperate players. Chris Vance (Prison Break stars in the title role that was played by Jason Statham in the film series. Andrea Osvart, Francois Berleand (Tell No One), who will reprise his role as Inspector Tarconi from the Transporter features, Delphine Chaneac (Splice) and Rachel Skarsten (Birds of Prey) are co-starring. Stephen Williams (Lost) directed the pilot and Luc Besson is among the executive producers on the show. The Transporter is a co-production of HBO, HBO Canada, France’s M6 and Germany’s RTL Television.
The series will be airing in the US on Cinemax and no premiere date has been announced yet.
Mechaly’s music has recently been featured in the Zoe Saldana-starring action thriller Colombiana and the composer is also attached to score the upcoming Taken 2 starring Liam Neeson, which has recently been scheduled for a release in October of next year.