Jeff Cardoni has been hired to score the upcoming family comedy Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life. The film is directed by Steve Carr (Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Daddy Day Care, Dr. Dolittle 2) and stars Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle, Thomas Barbusca, Andy Daly, Jacob Hopkins and Adam Pally. The movie is based on the New York Times bestseller of the same title by James Patterson (Zoo, Kiss the Girls) and chronicles the trials and triumphs of Rafe Khatchadorian as he uses his wits to battle bullies, hormones and the tyrannical, test-obsessed Principal Dwight. Chris Bowman & Hubbel Palmer (Masterminds) and Kara Holden have written the screenplay. Leopoldo Gout (Alex Cross) and Bill Robinson (Zoo) are producing the project. Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life) is set to be released on October 7, 2016 by CBS Films/Lionsgate. Visit the official movie website for more information.
Cardoni’s recent projects also include the comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, which is currently playing in theaters nationwide. The composer’s other upcoming projects include the features Smitten! and Bad Kids of Crestview Academy, as well as CBS’ TV series Training Day. He is also expected to return to score the fourth season of HBO’s Silicon Valley, which will premiere in 2017..