Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Silence of the Lambs, The Aviator, The Departed) is attached to compose the music for the upcoming drama The Song of Names. The film is directed by Francois Girard (The Red Violin, Silk, Boychoir) and stars Tim Roth, Clive Owen, Catherine McCormack, Jonah Hauer King and Gerran Howell. The movie is based on the novel by classical music scholar Norman Lebrecht and centers on the friendship between a 9-year old boy and a young Polish violin prodigy Dovidl Rapoport in 1939. Jeffrey Caine (The Constant Gardener, GoldenEye) wrote the screenplay. Robert Lantos (Being Julia), Lyse Lafontaine (The Death and Life of John F. Donovan) and Nick Hirschkorn are producing the project. Shore has previously scored several features produced by Lantos, including Eastern Promises and eXistenZ. The Song of Names will begin shooting tomorrow in London. (Deadline)

  1. jjstarA113 says:

    I’m noticing “The” theme in Howard Shore’s assignments.