Michael Giacchino is currently composing the music for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming feature Zootopia. The film is directed by Byron Howard (Tangled, Bolt) & Rich Moore (Wreck-It-Ralph) and features the voices of Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, J.K. Simmons, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate and Tommy Chong. The movie is set in a civilization led by animals devoid of human interference, complete with habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown. Clark Spencer (Lilo & Stitch, Bolt) is producing the project and John Lasseter is executive producing. The film marks Giacchino’s first project for Disney Animation. He previously scored numerous movies for Pixar, including Up, The Incredibles, Ratatouille and Inside Out. Zootopia will be released on March 4, 2016 by Walt Disney Pictures. Visit the official movie website for updates.
Giacchino’s other upcoming projects include Star Trek Beyond. He is also attached to reunite with director Matt Reeves on the sci-fi sequel War for the Planet of the Apes. The movie starring Andy Serkis, Judy Greer and Woody Harrelson is set to be released on July 14, 2017 by 20th Century Fox.