Atli Orvarsson is scoring the upcoming action comedy The Hitman’s Bodyguard. The film is directed by Patrick Hughes (The Expendables 3) and stars Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung, Joaquim De Almeida, Kirsty Mitchell and Richard E. Grant. The movie follows a top protection agent and his mortal enemy and a most notorious hitman who are thrown together for 24 hours. Tom O’Connor (Fire with Fire) wrote the screenplay. John Thompson (The Expendables, Rambo), Matt O’Toole (London Has Fallen, Criminal) and Les Weldon (Conan the Barbarian) are producing the producing the Summit Entertainment and Millennium Films production. The Hitman’s Bodyguard is set to be released on August 18, 2017 by Lionsgate. Visit the official movie website for updates.
Orvarsson (Vantage Point, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, The Edge of Seventeen) also has the animated movie Ploey – You Never Fly Alone and David Rosenthal’s thriller Jacob’s Ladder coming up. He also recently scored the Danish biographical drama Den bedste manx about boxer Jørgen ‘Gamle’ Hansen. The composer also continues to score NBC’s Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., Chicago Med and Chicago Justice.