Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that Thomas Newman will return to score the 24th film in the James Bond series, Spectre. The composer will reteam with director Sam Mendes who previously helmed 2012’s Skyfall. They also collaborated on the features American Beauty, The Road to Perdition, Revolutionary Road and Jarhead. Spectre stars Daniel Craig in the title role, alongside Ben Whishaw as Q, Naomie Harris as Moneypenny and Ralph Fiennes as M. Rory Kinnear, Andrew Scott, David Bautista, Monica Bellucci, Léa Seydoux and Christoph Waltz are co-starring. The movie follows Bond as he uncovers a sinister organization after he receives a cryptic message from his past. John Logan (Gladiator, The Aviator, Hugo) and Neal Purvis & Robert Wade (Casino Royale, The World Is Not Enough) have written the screenplay. Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli are returning as producers. Spectre will be released in the U.S. on November 6, 2015 by Sony Pictures.
Newman’s upcoming projects also include The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur.