Harry Escott has recently recorded his music for the upcoming British spy thriller Damascus Cover. The film is directed by Daniel Zelik Berk and stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Olivia Thirlby, John Hurt, Igal Naor, Jurgen Prochnow and Navid Negahban. The movie is based on Howard Kaplan’s best-selling 1977 novel and follows a spy who navigates the precarious terrain of love and survival during an undercover mission in Syria. Berk has also co-written the screenplay with Samantha Newton. Hannah Leader & Huw Jones are producing the project for Big Book Media, alongside Joe Thomas (The Man Who Knew Infinity). Damascus Cover is currently in post-production and is expected to be released in 2016.
Escott’s other recent projects include the BBC series River and the French drama Tout, Tout de Suite. His other scoring credits include Shame, A Mighty Heart, Hardy Candy, Harry Brown and Welcome to the Punch.