robert-langdonHans Zimmer is officially set to reteam with director Ron Howard on the upcoming film adaptation of Dan Brown’s bestselling novel Inferno. Tom Hanks returns to reprise his role as Robert Langdon and is joined by Felicity Jones as Dr. Sienna Brooks, Irrfan Khan as Harry Sims, Omar Sy as Christoph Bruder and Sidse Babett Knudsen as Dr. Elizabeth Sinskey. The movie follows the Harvard symbolist as he wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia and teams up with a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories and prevent a madman from releasing a global plague connected to Dante’s immortal tome. David Koepp (Spider-ManJurassic ParkWar of the Worlds) has written the screenplay. Howard is also producing the project with Brian Grazer (A Beautiful MindApollo 13Friday Night Lights). Michael De Luca (The Social Network, Moneyball, Captain Phillips) and Andrea Giannetti are overseeing the film for Columbia Pictures. Zimmer has previously scored Howard’s first two Dan Brown adaptations The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons and has also collaborated with the director on such features as BackdraftFrost/NixonThe Dilemma and RushInferno will be released on October 14, 2016 by Sony Pictures. (via

Zimmer’s recent projects also include NBC’s event-series A.D., which is set to premiere tomorrow, and the drama Woman in Gold, which opened in U.S. theaters this weekend. He is currently working on Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and recently recorded his score for the animated feature The Little Prince. The composer’s other upcoming projects also include Kung Fu Panda 3.

  1. Brent says:

    Great news! Aside from Nolan, Ron Howard always brings the best out of Zimmer.

  2. Wait What says:

    That isn’t Ron Howard, that’s Tom Hanks as Ron Howard.

  3. Nick Carlson says:

    I am PUMPED. Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons are my top two Hans Zimmer scores, and I can’t wait to hear what liturgical bombast he’ll provide for Inferno.

  4. Chris says:

    The score will be completely analog electronic synth score, Hans said in an interview.