girl-on-the-trainDanny Elfman is currently scoring the upcoming dramatic thriller The Girl on the Train. The film is directed by Tate Taylor and stars Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Allison Janney, Edgar Ramirez, Lisa Kudrow and Laura Prepon. The movie is based on Paula Hawkins’ bestselling novel and follows a woman who is devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds. Taylor has also written the screenplay with Erin Cressida Wilson (Secretary, Men, Women & Children). Marc Platt (Bridge of Spies, Into the Woods, Drive) is producing the project. Taylor has previously collaborated with Thomas Newman on his last two movies, The Help and Get on Up. The Girl on the Train will be released on October 7, 2016 by Universal Pictures. Visit the official movie website for updates. (Deadline)

Elfman’s upcoming projects also include James Ponsoldt’s The Circle, Fifty Shades Darker and Tulip Fever.