Chris Bacon to Score ‘Bates Motel’

Posted: January 12, 2013 by filmmusicreporter in TV Scoring Assignments
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batesmotelChris Bacon has been hired to score A&E Network’s upcoming TV series Bates Motel. The show is a contemporary prequel to Alfred Hitchcock’s classic movie Psycho and chronicles how Norman Bates’ psyche unravels through his teenage years. Freddie Highmore stars as Norman Bates and Vera Farmiga plays his mother Norma. Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke, Nicola Peltz, Nestor Carbonell  and Mike Vogel are co-starring. Carlton Cuse (Lost) and Kerry Ehrin (Friday Night Lights) are executive producing the Universal Television production. Bates Motel is set to premiere on March 18, 2013 on A&E. The first season of ten episodes will be airing every Monday night. For updates on the series, visit the official show website.

Bacon whose best known credits include Duncan Jones’ Source Code and the animated hit film Gnomeo & Juliet is also returning to score the second season of the NBC musical drama Smash, which will debut on February 5, 2013.

  1. sean says:

    the guy who composed Source Code, Sweet!!

  2. Teddy B says:

    Very good choice!

  3. Justin Boggan says:

    “What’s that mother? You want some Crispy Bacon?”