Tamar-kali is reuniting with director Dee Rees on the upcoming drama The Last Thing He Wanted. The movie is based on the 1996 novel of the same title by Joan Didion and stars Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck, Toby Jones, Rosie Perez, Willem Dafoe, Edi Gathegi and Mel Rodriguez. The movie centers on a journalist who finds herself on dangerous ground as the Iran Contra Affair’s arms for drugs plot reaches its tipping point. Rees (Pariah, Bessie) also co-wrote the screenplay with Marco Villalobos and is also producing the project with Cassian Elwes (Lee Daniels’ The Butler, The Paperboy). Tamar-kali has previously score Rees’ last feature Mudbound. The Last Thing He Wanted is currently in post-production and will premiere in 2019 on Netflix.

The composer’s other recent projects include Veena Sud’s The Lie, which had its world premiere last month at the Toronto Film Festival.