Junkie XL announced on Twitter that he will be scoring the upcoming reboot of Point Break. The film is directed by Ericson Core (Invincible) and stars Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer and Ray Winstone. The action thriller is set in the world of extreme sports and follows an FBI agent infiltrating a ring of criminals. Kurt Wimmer (Equilibrium, Law Abiding Citizen, Salt) has written the screenplay and is also producing the project with Alcon Entertainment’s Broderick Johnson & Andrew Kosove (The Blind Side, Prisoners, Dolphin Tale, Insomnia) and John Baldecchi (The Mexican, Conan the Barbarian) and Chris Taylor. Mark Isham previously scored Kathryn Bigelow’s original 1991 film starring Keanu Reeves. Point Break is set to be released on December 25, 2015 by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Junkie XL aka Tom Holkenborg also has the thriller Run All Night starring Liam Neeson and George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road coming up. The composer is also co-scoring Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice with Hans Zimmer.