digging-for-fireDan Romer has been tapped to score the upcoming indie comedy Digging for Fire. The film is directed by Joe Swanberg (Drinking Buddies, Happy Christmas) and stars Jake Johnson, Rosemarie Dewitt, Orlando Bloom, Brie Larson, Sam Rockwell and Anna Kendrick. The movie follows a husband and wife who discover a bone and a gun, which leads them to separate adventures over the course of a weekend. Swanberg has also co-written the screenplay with Johnson. Both are also producing the comedy with Alicia Van Couvering. The project marks Swanberg’s first film featuring an original score. Digging for Fire is set to be released in January at the Sundance Film Festival.

Romer who is best know for his music for Beasts of the Southern Wild is also scoring the documentary Finders Keepers directed by Bryan Carberry & Clay Tweel about recovering addict and amputee John Wood who finds himself in a battle to reclaim his mummified leg from a Southern entrepreneur who found it in a grill he bought at an auction and believes it therefore to be his rightful property. The movie will also premiere at Sundance.