Mychael Danna is reuniting with director Atom Egoyan to score the upcoming drama The Devil’s Knot. The movie is based on Mara Leveritt’s bestselling book West Memphis Three and stars Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Dane DeHaan, Amy Ryan, Mireille Enos, Kevin Durand, Bruce Greenwood, Alessandro Nivola, Stephen Moyer, Collette Wolfe, Kris Polaha and Kristopher Higgins. The movie tells the true story of three teens who were wrongly convicted of murdering three boys in 1993. Scott Derrickson & Paul Harris Boardman (The Exorcism of Emily Rose) have written the screenplay and Boardman is also producing the Worldview Entertainment production with Elizabeth Fowler, Clark Peterson (Monster, Rampart), Richard Saperstein and Christopher Woodrow (James Gray’s upcoming Nightingale). Danna and Egoyan have been collaborating for over 20 years on such films as The Sweet Hereafter, Exotica, Where the Truth Lies, Ararat and Chloe. Devil’s Knot is expected to be released in 2013.

Danna’s most recent film project Life of Pi will be released this Wednesday, November 21.