Lorne Balfe (Mission: Impossible – FalloutThe LEGO Batman MovieHomeTerminator GenisysGenius) is composing new music for the upcoming sci-fi drama Ad Astra. The composer’s score is being recorded at the Synchron Stage in Vienna. Balfe will receive an additional music credit alongside original composer Max Richter who finished recording his score earlier this summer at AIR Studios in London. Ad Astra is directed by James Gray (The Lost City of ZWe Own the NightThe Immigrant) and stars Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler and Donald Sutherland. The movie follows an astronaut as he travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. Gray also wrote the screenplay with Ethan Gross. Pitt, Dede Gardner & Jeremy Kleiner (12 Years a SlaveMoonlightThe Big Short) are producing the project for Plan, alongside Arnon Milchan (The Revenant, Gone Girl) for New Regency and Rodrigo Teixeira (Call Me By Your Name) for RT Features, and Gray & Anthony Katagas (Nerve) for Keep Your Head Productions. The film will premiere next week at the 2019 Venice Film Festival and will be released on September 20, 2019 by 20th Century Fox.

Balfe also has Ang Lee’s Gemini Man, Adil El Arbi’s & Bilall Fallah’s Bad Boys for Life, Michael Bay’s 6 Underground (to be released this December), Max Winkler’s Jungleland, Peter Cattaneo’s Military Wives and HBO/BBC’s His Dark Materials coming up.

  1. Mikail says:

    This will annoy the Balfe haters!!!!!!
    This will be an interesting soundtrack for sure

  2. Andrew says:

    Any news about the soundtrack ?