hotel-mumbaiHauschka (aka Volker Bertelmann) has signed on to score the upcoming thriller Hotel Mumbai. The film is directed by Anthony Maras and stars Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Anupam Kher, Jason Isaacs and Nazanin Boniadi. The movie is  based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai and tells the true story of the 2008 Pakistani terrorist attacks on the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India. Maras also co-wrote the screenplay with John Collee (Master and Commander, Happy Feet). Basil Iwanyk (The Town, SicarioJohn Wick), Gary Hamilton (The Courier), Mike Gabrawy (A Few Best Men), Andrew Ogilvie and Julie Ryan (Red Dog) are producing the Arclight Film, Thunder Road, Electric Pictures and Cyan Films production. Hotel Mumbai is expected to premiere later this year and will be distributed in the U.S. by the Weinstein Company.

Hauschka who recently picked up his first Academy Award nomination for Lion also has the drama Ashes in the Snow starring Bel Powley coming up.