deadpoolTom Holkenborg (Junkie XL) announced on Twitter that he is set to compose the music for the upcoming comic book adaptation Deadpool. The film is directed by Tim Miller and stars Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Gina Carano, Ed Skrein and Brianna Hildebrand. The movie is based on the Marvel Comics character from the X-Men universe and centers on Wade Wilson, a talkative assassin who winds up with superpowers while seeking a cure for his cancer. Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick (Zombieland, G.I. Joe: Retaliation) have written the screenplay. Lauren Shuler Donner (X-Men, The Wolverine, Constantine) is producing the project. Deadpool will be released on February 12, 2016 by 20th Century Fox.

Also coming up for Holkenborg is Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (co-scored with Hans Zimmer) and the Point Break reboot. His latest project, Black Mass, is currently playing in theaters nationwide.

  1. Everan says:

    Oh, this will be a treat!