nick-urataNick Urata is set to compose the music for the upcoming Netflix original series A Series of Unfortunate Events. The show is based on the book series by Lemony Snicket and stars Neil Patrick Harris, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes, Aasif Mandvi, K. Todd Freeman and Patrick Warbutton as Snicket himself. The 8-parter tells the tale of three orphaned children at the hands of the villainous Count Olaf, as they face trials and tribulations, misfortunes and an evil uncle in search of their fortune, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents’ deaths. Barry Sonnenfeld (Men in Black, Get Shorty, The Addams Family) is executive producing the Paramount Television production with Mark Hudis (True Blood) and Daniel Handler. Snicket’s book series was previously adapted into a feature movie, which was scored by Thomas Newman. No premiere date has been announced yet for A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Urata’s upcoming projects also include Stephen Gyllenhaal’s So B. It.