rachel-portmanRachel Portman is scoring the upcoming spy thriller Despite the Falling Snow. The film is written and directed by Shamim Sarif (I Can’t Think Straight, The World Unseen) and stars Rebecca Ferguson, Charles Dance, Sam Reid, Maria Furtwangler, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Anthony Head and Trudie Styler. The movie based on Sarif’s own novel of the same title is set in Cold War Moscow and follows a female spy who steals secrets from an idealistic politician – and falls in love with him. Hanan Kattan is producing the project for Enlightenment Productions. Despite the Falling Snow is currently in post-production and is expected to premiere in 2015. To learn more about the film, visit the official movie website.

Portman’s most recent project Dolphin Tale 2 is currently playing in theaters nationwide. The Academy Award-winning composer’s other previous credits include such titles as Emma, Chocolat, The Cider House Rules and The Manchurian Candidate.