Seth MacFarlane has announced on Twitter that Alan Silvestri is scoring the upcoming docu-series Cosmos – A Spacetime Odyssey. The show is a successor to the 1980 Emmy and Peabody Award-winning original series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage and will explore how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will host the 13-part series, which invents new modes of scientific storytelling to reveal the grandeur of the universe and re-invent celebrated elements of the original series, including the Cosmic Calendar and the Ship of the Imagination, MacFarlane is executive producing the Cosmos Studios and Fuzzy Door production with Ann Druyan, Mitchell Cannold and Brannon Braga (Star Trek, 24). Braga and cinematographer Bill Pope (Spider-Man 2, The Matrix series) will direct the series. Cosmos – A Spacetime Odyssey is set to premiere on March 9, 2014 on Fox. For updates on the series, visit the official show website.
As previously reported, Silvestri also has Jaume Colett-Serra’s thriller Run All Night starring Liam Neeson coming up.