Patrick Doyle confirmed in an interview with HeyUGuys at the world premiere of Murder on the Orient Express in London this week that he will be reteaming with Kenneth Branagh on the director’s upcoming film adaptation of Artemis Fowl. The movie is based on Eoin Colfer’s children’s books, which follow the 12-year-old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl II, whose plot to extort gold from the secret Fairy People puts him directly in the crosshairs of some of the most dangerous creatures on earth. Judi Dench is in talks to star in the film. Conor McPherson (The Eclipse) is writing the screenplay. Branagh is also producing the project. Doyle has previously scored all of Branagh’s movies, including CinderellaThor, Henry V, and most recently, Murder on the Orient ExpressArtemis Fowl is set to be released on August 9, 2019 by Walt Disney Pictures.

Doyle also has the animated feature Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero coming up. The movie will be released in theaters nationwide next April.

  1. Tor says:

    Sounds like a perfect Doyle project. Can’t wait to hear it.

  2. Penderghast says:

    Expected, yet exciting nevertheless.

  3. Roger says:

    going to be a majestic soundtrack no doubt

    • Justin says:

      Hopefully it’s not anything like “Murder on the Orient Express”.