Edward Shearmur has taken over scoring duties on the upcoming comedy Squirrels to the Nuts. The film is directed by Peter Bogdanovich (The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon) and stars Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, Kathryn Hahn, Imogen Poots, Will Forte, Rhys Ifans, Lucy Punch, Cybill Shepherd, Ahna O’Reilly and Jake Hoffman. The movie follows a married Broadway director who meets a call girl and tries to convince her to change her life. Bogdanavich has co-written the script with Louise Stratten and Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Royal Tenenbaums) is producing the project with Noah Baumbach (Greenberg, Frances Ha), Holly Wiersma (Bobby), Logan Levy and music supervisor George Drakoulias. Shearmur is taking over scoring duties from composer Stephen Endelman who is currently scoring ABC Family’s Chasing Life. Squirrels to the Nuts is expected to premiere later this year.
Shearmur (Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Charlie’s Angels, Johnny English) also continues to score Lifetime’s Devious Maids. The composer also composed the music for the thriller Before I Go to Sleep starring Nicole Kidman & Colin Firth, which will be released on September 12, 2014 by Clarius Entertainment.