Michael Brook (BrooklynInto the Wild, The Fighter, The VowThe Perks of Being a Wallflower) has composed the original score for the upcoming drama Embattled. The film is directed by Nick Sarkisov and stars Stephen Dorff, Darren Mann, Colin McKenna, Karrueche Tran, Saïd Taghmaou, Elizabeth Reaser and Donald Faison. The movie revolves around a man who channels his aggression into a World Champion MMA fighter, but when his second son is born with Williams Syndrome, an incurable developmental disorder, he runs away from his family. David McKenna (Blow, American History X, Get Carter) wrote the screenplay. Sarkisov is also producing the project with Eryl Cochran (Slaughter) and Scott LaStaiti (Jane Got a Gun, The D Train). Embattled will be released in select theaters and on VOD on November 20, 2020 by IFC Films.

Brook has also recently scored Nick Brandestini’s documentary Salepo, which premiered at several film festivals this year and is currently awaiting a release date. He also continues to compose the music for the Freeform original series Good Trouble, which will return for its third season in 2021, and is also expected to return as the composer of the second season of the Apple TV+ series Little America.