Premiering tomorrow, March 13, is the documentary Cries from Syria directed by Evgeny Afineevsky. The film’s original music is composed by Martin Tillman (The Ring Two, Last Knights). Diane Warren contributed the original song Prayers for this World, which is performed by Cher and The West Los Angeles Children’s Choir. The movie explores the humanitarian crisis in Syria and the devastating civil war that has defined the country over the last five years. The documentary premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and will premiere on HBO. Visit the official movie website to learn more about the film.
Premiering on Tuesday, March 14, is the new NBC comedy Trial & Error created by Jeff Astrof & Matt Miller and starring John Lithgow, Nick D’Agosto, Steven Boyer, Sherri Shepherd, Jayma Mays and Krysta Rodriguez. John Swihart (Napoleon Dynamite, How I Met Your Mother, Switched at Birth, Table 19, Youth in Revolt) is composing the show’s original music. Check out our scoring assignment announcement to learn more about the series, which will air Tuesday nights on NBC.
Premiering on Thursday, March 16, is the Crackle original series Snatch developed by Alex De Rakoff based on Guy Ritchie’s 2000 feature of the same title and starring Rupert Grint, Luke Pasqualino, Lucien Laviscount, Phoebe Dynevor, Juliet Aubrey, Dougray Scott and Ed Westwick. The show’s original music is composed by Christian Lundberg. The crime comedy follows a group of twenty-something hustlers who stumble upon a truck load of stolen gold bullion and are suddenly thrust into the high-stakes world of organized crime. Visit the official show website for updates.
Premiering on Friday, March 17, is Marvel’s Netflix original series Iron Fist developed by Chris Buck based on the Marvel Comics property and starring Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick, David Wenham, Jessica Stroup, Tom Pelphrey and Rosario Dawson. Trevor Morris (Immortals, Vikings, The Borgias, Olympus/London Has Fallen, The Tudors) is composing the show’s original music. Check out our previous news article to learn more about the drama. The full first season will be available to stream on Friday on Netflix.
Also premiering on Friday is the Netflix original series Julie’s Greenroom produced and starring Julie Andrews and featuring guest stars including Carol Burnett, Alec Baldwin, Idina Menzel, Josh Groban, Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Sara Bareilles, Joshua Bell, David Hyde Pierce and Chris Colfer. The show’s original music is composed by Ryan Shore (Prime, The Shrine, Numb, Harvard Man, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero). The Jim Henson Company production follows Andrews as she teaches performing arts workshops at the Wellspring Center for the Performing Arts. The full first season will be available this Friday on Netflix.
Also premiering on Friday is the crime comedy drama Deidra & Laney Rob a Train directed by Sydney Freeland and starring Ashleigh Murray, Rachel Crow, Tim Blake Nelson, David Sullivan, Danielle Nicolet and Sasheer Zamata. Mark Orton (Nebraska, The Good Girl, My Old Lady) has composed the film’s original music. The movie centers on two ambitious small-town teens who plot a series of train robberies to keep themselves afloat. The dramedy premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and will premiere on Friday exclusively on Netflix.