fast-furious-7Brian Tyler has officially signed on to score the upcoming action sequel Fast & Furious 7. The film is directed by James Wan (The ConjuringInsidious, Saw) and stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Jordana Brewster and Lucas Black who all reprise their roles from the previous films in the series. They are joined by new cast members including Kurt Russell, Ronda Rousey, Djimon Hounsou and Jason Statham. No plot details have been revealed yet, but the movie is set to take place in Los Angeles for the first time since the 2000 original film. Chris Morgan (Wanted) who penned the last four installments for the franchise is writing the screenplay and Neal Moritz (21 Jump Street, I Am Legend) returns as the producer of the project. Tyler has previously scored three parts in the series, including 2006’s The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, 2009’s Fast & Furious and 2011’s Fast Five. Fast & Furious 7 is set to be released on July 11, 2014 by Universal Pictures.

Coming up next for Tyler is Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World. The composer is also currently scoring the new Fox hit show Sleepy Hollow, which has recently been renewed for a second season. Also coming up next year for the composer is the Jonathan Liebesman-directed and Michael Bay-produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Steven Quale’s Into the Storm, which was previously entitled Black Sky and has recently been set for a release on August 8, 2014.

  1. artkid08 says:

    Brian tyler is back, sick!!! glad he’s coming back. great news!

  2. Ds says:

    At the same time i’m glad because i loved Brian Tyler’s Fast Five… and i’m sad because Lucas Vidal is highly talented and deserve another high-profile blockbuster.

  3. Eric says:

    Excellent news!!!! Now, where is the score cd for Fast 6??????

  4. MayrCraft says:

    This makes me happy… Lucas Vidal delivered the most amazing score in the series yet, but as of no score release, I was hoping for Tyler to come back! Can’t wait for it 😀