Rob Simonsen has composed the music for the upcoming sci-fi thriller Captive State. The film is directed Rupert Wyatt (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Gambler) and stars John Goodman, Vera Farmiga, Ashton Sanders, Jonathan Majors and Colson Baker. The movie is set in Chicago decades after the inhabitancy of alien forces, and explores the lives of two sides of the conflict: the collaborators and dissidents. Wyatt has also co-written the screenplay with Erica Beeney (The Battle of Shaker Heights) and is producing the Participant Media production with David Crockett (A Cure for Wellness). Captive State is set to be released on August 17, 2018 by Focus Features.

Simonsen’s recent projects also include the teen comedy drama Love, Simon, which is opening in theaters this coming weekend, Jason Reitman’s Tully, which will be released on April 20 by Focus Features, Neil Burger’s The Upside, which is currently awaiting a release date, Julia Hart’s supernatural drama Fast Color, which just premiered at the SXSW Film Festival and The House of Tomorrow, which will be released in select theaters next month.