Craig Armstrong (Moulin Rouge!The Great Gatsby, The Incredible Hulk, Love Actually, RayRomeo + Juliet, The Bone Collector) has composed the original music for the upcoming British drama The Great Escaper. The film is directed by Oliver Parker (The Importance of Being Earnest, Johnny English Reborn) and stars Michael Caine, Glenda Jackson and John Standing. The movie is inspired by true events and tells the story of octogenarian Bernard Jordan’s escape from his care home to attend the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings in France. William Ivory (Made in Dagenham, Burton and Taylor) wrote the screenplay. Robert Bernstein & Douglas Rae (Becoming Jane, Nowhere Boy) are producing the Ecosse Films production for Pathe, BBC Film and Ingenious Media. George Fenton was originally attached to score the project. The Great Escaper is set to be released in UK theaters on October 6, 2023. No word yet on a domestic distribution deal.