Frederik Wiedmann has recently recorded his score for the upcoming thriller Vengeance: A Love Story. The film is directed by Johnny Martin and stars Nicolas Cage, Don Johnson, Deborah Kara Unger, Anna Hutchison and Talitha Bateman. The movie revolves around a little girl who flags down a Niagara Falls Police Detective after her mother has been brutally raped by four meth heads. John Mankiewicz (House of Cards) has written the screenplay based on Joyce Carol Oates’ 2003 novel Rape: A Love Story. Cage is also producing the project for Saturn Films, alongside Michael Mendelsohn (Rage, Wild Horses) for Patriot Pictures. Vengeance: A Love Story is expected to be released in 2017.
Wiedmann (Green Lantern: The Animated Series, Dying of the Light, Field of Lost Shoes, Beware the Batman) has also just recorded his score for the upcoming action sequel Death Race 4. The film is directed by Don Michael Paul (Half Past Dead) and stars Zach McGowan, Fred Koehler and Christine Marzano. No plot details have been revealed yet. Paul W.S. Anderson (Resident Evil, AVP: Alien v. Predator), Jeremy Bolt (Pompeii) and Mike Elliott (The Devil’s Rejects) are producing the project. Paul Haslinger has composed the music for the 2008 reboot and its sequel, while Trevor Morris scored the third installment in the series. Wiedmann has previously collaborated with the director on such movies as Company of Heroes, Jarhead 2: Field of Fire and Tremors 5: Bloodlines. Death Race 4 will be released in 2017 by Universal Home Entertainment.
The composer also continues to score Go90’s T@gged, which has recently been renewed for a second season, as well as Netflix’s All Hail King Julien.