Jeff Cardoni has been hired to score the upcoming romantic comedy Smitten!. The film marks the directorial debut of Academy Award-winning screenwriter Barry Morrow (Rain Man) and stars Darren Criss, Madalina Ghenea and Angela Molina. The movie follows a young American fashion executive who gets kidnapped in Italy and is taken into the alpine mountains by three bumbling members of the mafia. Morrow has also written the screenplay and is producing the project with Julia Rask and David Nichols (Seven Years in Tibet, Caroline in the City). Smitten! is currently in post-production and is expected to be released in 2016.
Cardoni also continues to score the comedy series The Grinder, which airs every Tuesday night on Fox. The composer also has the Fox comedy Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life, as well as the features The Confirmation and Bad Kids of Crestview Academy coming up.