the-forgerStephen Warbeck has been hired to score the upcoming thriller The Forger. The film is directed by Philip Martin (Wallander) and stars John Travolta, Christopher Plummer, Tye Sheridan, Jennifer Ehle, Anson Mount, Abigail Spencer and Marcus Thomas. The movie follows a second-generation petty thief who arranges to buy his way out of prison to spend time with his ailing son and reteams with his father to carry out one last big job for the syndicate. Richard D’Ovidio (The Call, Exit Wounds) has written the screenplay. Al Corley & Bart Rosenblatt (You Kill Me, Drowning Mona) are producing the project for Coce Entertainment, alongsid Lisa Wilson & Myles Nestel (Laggies) for Solution Entertainment Group and Rob Carliner (Crazy Heart, The Apostle). The Forger is currently in post-production. No word yet on a release date.

Also coming up for the Academy Award-winning composer whose credits include Shakespeare in LoveQuills and Billy Elliot is the animated feature Yellowbird.