Brian Tyler has taken over scoring duties on the upcoming heist thriller Now You See Me. The movie is helmed by Louis Leterrier (The Incredible Hulk, The Transporter) and stars Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Isla Fisher, Melanie Laurent, Woody Harrelson, Michael Kelly, Dave Franco and Common. The thriller pits an elite FBI squad in a game of cat and mouse against “The Four Horsemen,” a super-team of the world’s greatest illusionists. Boaz Yakin & Edward Ricour have written the screenplay and Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci are producing the project. Tyler has previously collaborated with Kurtzman & Orci on the feature Eagle Eye and the TV shows Hawaii Five-0 and Transformers: Prime. The Chemical Brothers were originally in talks to score the film and composer David Sardy (Zombieland, 21) was previously signed to compose the music for the movie as reported earlier this year. Now You See Me will be released on June 7, 2013 by Summit Entertainment/Lionsgate. For updates on the film, visit the official movie website.
Tyler also has recently recorded his score for the superhero sequel Iron Man 3 at Abbey Road Studios in London. Also coming for the composer is the natural disaster thriller Black Sky. The film marks his second collaboration with director Steven Quale following Final Destination 5 and follows a group of teens and the devastating consequences of a tornado hitting their town. Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh, Nathan Kress, Arlen Escarpeta , Jon Reep and Jeremy Sumpter are starring in the movie. Todd Garner (Knight and Day) is producing the New Line Cinema production and John Swetnam has penned the script. Black Sky is currently in post-production and is expected to be released later this year by Warner Bros. Pictures.