Laurent Perez Del Mar is set to compose the music for the upcoming dramatic thriller I Kill Giants. The movie is directed by Anders Walter and stars Zoe Saldana, Madison Wolfe, Imogen Poots, Jennifer Ehle and Noel Clarke. The film is based on the 2008 graphic novel of the same title by Joe Kelly and tells the story of a young misfit girl named Barbara battling both real and imaginary monsters in her life. Kelly also wrote the screenplay. Chris Columbus (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Home Alone, Mrs. Doubtfire) is producing the project through his 1492 Pictures/Ocean Blue Entertainment company, alongside with Kim Magnusson, Kyle Franke and Adrian Politowski. I Kill Giants is currently in post-production. No word yet on a premiere date.
Perez Del Mar’s previous scoring credits include last year’s Academy Award-nominated animated feature The Red Turtle, for which he received an Annie Award nomination. The composer also recently scored the French thriller Mon Garcon (My Boy) directed by Christian Carlon (Joyeux Noel) and starring Guillaume Canet, Mélanie Laurent and Olivier De Benoist, as well as the French dramedy Tout là-haut directed by Serge Hazanavicius and starring Kev Adams, Vincent Elbaz, Mélanie Bernier and Bérénice Bejo. Both movies are expected to be released in France later this year.