Mark Mothersbaugh (Thor: Ragnarok, The Royal Tenenbaums, Hotel Transylvania) has been tapped to score the upcoming animated comedy Connected. The film is directed by Mike Rianda and features the voice talent of Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Mike Rianda, Eric Andre and Olivia Colman. The animated comedy follows a a creative outsider who is accepted into the film school of her dreams. When she and her family drive to her school, their plans are interrupted by a tech uprising. Rianda also co-wrote the screenplay with co-director Jeff Rowe. Phil Lord & Christopher Miller are producing the Sony Pictures Animation production with Kurt Albrecht. Mothersbaugh has previously collaborated with Lord & Miller on numerous projects, including The LEGO Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and 21/22 Jump Street. Connected is set to be released in theaters nationwide on October 23, 2020 by Sony Pictures. Visit the official movie website for updates.

Mothersbaugh also continues to score Netflix’s animated series Disenchantment, which will return for its second season later this year. The composer also has Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story (premiering on June 2, 2020 on USA) coming up.

  1. I wish Henry Jackman would do the score for the film.