Michael Giacchino is set to reunite with Lana and Andy Wachowski on their upcoming sci-fi action tentpole Jupiter Ascending. The film stars Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth, Tuppence Middleton and Sean Bean. The movie is set in a time where humans are at the bottom of the evolutionary ladder and are watched by higher forms of life and follows a woman who has been targeted for assassination by the Queen of the Universe. The Wachowskis are writing, producing and directing the Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures production, which is set to shoot this spring. Giacchino has previously collaborated with the Wachowskis on the 2008 feature Speed Racer. Jupiter Ascending is currently in pre-production and is expected to be released in 2014.
Giacchino is currently recording his score for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness. The movie is scheduled to be released on May 17, 2013 by Paramount Pictures.