Jeff Russo is currently scoring the upcoming psychological thriller Lizzie. The film is directed by Craig William Macneill (The Boy) and stars Kristen Stewart, Chloe Sevigny, Kim Dickens, Denis O’Hare, Fiona Shaw, Jamey Sheridan and Jeff Perry. The movie tells the story surrounding the infamous murder trial of convicted axe killer Elizabeth Borden who was eventually acquitted for the 1892 murder her father and stepmother in Fall Rivers, MA. Bryce Kass wrote the screenplay. Naomi Despres (Kill the Messenger) and Elizabeth Destro (Life of Crime) are producing the project. Russo previously collaborated with Macneill on the Syfy original series Channel Zero. He also scored the Destro-produced feature About Cherry. Lizzie is currently in post-production and is expected to be premiere later this year.
Russo’s recent projects also include the new FX original series Legion, which premieres tonight. A soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score from the show will be released on Lakeshore Records. Check back on this page for the full album details. Also coming up for Russo is the third season of FX’s Fargo, the fourth season of Starz’s Power, ABC’s Time After Time, Jon Avnet’s feature drama Three Christs and Richard Levine’s thriller Submission.