Lorne Balfe (Mission: Impossible – FalloutThe LEGO Batman MovieBad Boys for LifeThe Crown) has signed on to score the upcoming pandemic thriller Songbird. The film is directed by Adam Mason (Into the Dark, The Devil’s Chair) and stars KJ Apa, Sofia Carson, Craig Robinson, Paul Walter Hauser, Demi Moore, Bradley Whitford, Alexandra Daddario, Jenna Ortega and Peter Stormare. The movie is set a few years in the future, where a pandemic rages on, continuing to mutate and wreak havoc around the world and follows a delivery driver who must overcome martial law, murderous vigilantes and a powerful, well connected family to reunite with his partner. Mason also co-wrote the screenplay with Simon Boyes (Misconduct, Not Safe for Work). Michael Bay (Armageddon, The Rock, Transformers) is producing the project with Invisible Narratives’ Adam Goodman & Andrew Sugerman, as well as Marcei A. Brown, Jason Clark (Ted, The Orville), Jeanette Volturno and Eben Davidson. Balfe has previously collaborated with Bay on the features 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi and 6 Underground. Songbird is currently in post-production and is expected to be released in 2021 by STX Entertainment.

Balfe’s other upcoming projects include Marvel’s Black Widow (to be released on May 7, 2o21) Christopher McQuarrie’s Mission: Impossible 7 & 8, Chris McKay’s The Tomorrow War (set for a release on July 23, 2021), the animated feature Rumble (which has just been rescheduled to a new release date on May 14, 2021), Camille Griffin’s Silent Night, Max Winkler’s Jungleland (to be released in select theaters on November 6 before coming out on VOD on November 10), the Showtime docu-series The Reagans (premiering on November 15) and the second season of HBO/BBC’s His Dark Materials (premiering in the U.S. on November 16).

  1. Martin says:

    Balfe and Bay are BACK!!!!!