Chris Bacon has been hired to score Jonathan Levine’s untitled Mother/Daughter comedy. The film directed by Levine (50/50, Warm Bodies, The Night Before) stars Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, Christopher Meloni, Ike Barinholtz, Oscar Jaenada and Wanda Sykes. No plot details have been revealed yet. Katie Dippold (Ghostbusters, The Heat) has written the screenplay with Schumer and Kim Caramele (Inside Amy Schumer). Peter Chernin (Rise/Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Oblivion) and Jenno Topping (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, St. Vincent) are producing the project with Paul Feig (Bridesmaids) and Jessie Henderson (Spy). The comedy is set to be released nationwide on May 12, 2017 by 20th Century Fox.
Bacon’s upcoming projects also include the ABC mini-series When We Rise created by Dustin Lance Black and starring Guy Pearce and Mary Louise Parker, as well as Amazon’s The Tick, which was recently picked up to series. He will also score the fifth and final season of A&E’s Bates Motel, which is set to premiere next year.