Benjamin Wallfisch has been hired to score the upcoming film adaptation of Stephen King’s It. The film is directed by Andrés Muschietti (Mama) and stars Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs and Jack Dylan Grazer. The movie based on King’s bestselling novel centers on seven children known as The Losers Club who come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise. Barbara Muschietti (Mama), Roy Lee (The Lego Movie), Dan Lin (Sherlock Holmes), David Katzenberg (The Goldbergs) and Seth Grahame-Smith (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) are producing the New Line Cinema production. It will be released on September 8, 2017 by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Wallfisch (Hidden Figures, A Cure for Wellness, Lights Out) has previously scored New Line’s Lights Out and recently recorded his score for the studio’s upcoming horror sequel Annabelle 2.