Mateo Messina has been tapped to score the upcoming NBC comedy Growing Up Fisher. The show is created by DJ Nash (Up All Night) and stars J.K. Simmons, Jenna Elfman, Eli Barker, Ava Deluca-Verley  and Lance Lim. Jason Bateman serves as the show’s narrator. The series follows a 11-year old son who idolizes his blind father and is bemused by his mother’s newfound adolescence. Nash, Bateman and Jim Garavente (Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium) are executive producing the Universal Television and Aggregate Films production. David Schwimmer (FriendsTrust) has directed the pilot episode. Growing Up Fisher is set to premiere this spring on NBC. For updates on the comedy, visit the official show website.

mateo-messinaMessina whose previous scoring credits include features such as Juno and Butter, as well as TV shows including Fairly Legal has also composed the music for the sports drama From the Rough. The film is directed by Pierre Bagley and stars Taraji P. Henson, Tom Felton, Michael Clarke Duncan, Henry Simmons, LeToya Luckett and Justin Chon. The movie centers on five mismatched kids who set an all-time record at the PGA National Collegiate Minority Championship. Michael A. Critelli has written the screenplay and also serves as a producer. From the Rough is set to be released later this year. To learn more about the drama, visit the official movie website. As previously reported, the composer also has Phil Alden Robinson’s comedy The Angriest Man in Brooklyn starring Robin Williams & Mila Kunis coming up. Since our last update, the film has been picked up by Lionsgate for a domestic release in 2014.