tom-holkenborgTom Holkenborg aka Junkie XL is composing the music for the upcoming sci-fi fantasy action thriller Spectral. The film is directed by Nic Mathieu and stars James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Emily Mortimer and Bruce Greenwood. The movie follows a special-ops team that is dispatched to fight supernatural beings that have taken over New York City. Ian Fried, John Gatins (Flight, Real Steel), and George Nolfi (The Adjustment Bureau, The Bourne Ultimatum) have written the screenplay based on a story by Fried. Thomas Tull & Jon Jashni (Godzilla, Pacific Rim, Crimson Peak) are producing the Legendary Pictures production. Holkenborg has previously scored Legendary’s 300: Rise of an Empire. Spectral is set to be released on August 12, 2016 by Universal Pictures.

Holkenborg’s latest project, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which he co-scored with Hans Zimmer, is opening in theaters this weekend. The composer’s other upcoming projects include the western Brimstone.