Posts Tagged ‘Bret McKenzie’

Hollywood Records has released the original song Everyone Is Horrid Except Me (And Possibly You) from The Simpsons episode Panic on the Streets of Springfield. The track is written by episode writer Tim Long and Academy Award winner Bret McKenzie (The Muppets, Flight of the Conchords) and performed by Quilloughby with Lisa Simpson. Visit Amazon […]

Variety is reporting that Flight of the Conchords member Bret McKenzie is writing the script and will compose the music for a new movie adaptation of the classic ABC special Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas. The movie produced by the Jim Henson Company, Pacific Electric Picture Company and Snoot Entertainment follows a poor otter family who […]

Flight of the Conchords’ Bret McKenzie has composed an original song for James Bobin’s family adventure Dora and the Lost City of Gold. The comedian, actor, producer and songwriter wrote a musical number (Hooray! We Did It) for the movie’s end titles sequence that is performed (on screen) by cast members including Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez, Michael […]

Bret McKenzie has been tapped to write original songs for Disney’s upcoming musical comedy Bob the Musical. The film is set to be directed by Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) Tom Cruise is in talks to star in the movie a regular guy who, after a blow to the head, suddenly can hear the inner songs of everyone’s […]

Walt Disney Records will release the official soundtrack album for the family movie sequel Muppets Most Wanted. The album features the film’s original songs written by Bret McKenzie performed by the movie’s cast, as well as a number of demos. Also included is a suite from the film’s original score composed by Christophe Beck (Frozen, The Hangover) who […]

Producer Todd Lieberman has revealed in an interview with Collider (via The Playlist) that he will be returning to write new songs for Disney’s upcoming sequel The Muppets 2. McKenzie has written the original songs for last year’s hit reboot of the franchise and ended up winning an Academy Award for the song Man or Muppet. […]

Three new movies opened in wide release this past Wednesday: The film released in most theaters this Thanksgiving weekend is the new movie adaptation of The Muppets directed by James Bobin and starring Amy Adams, Jason Segel and Chris Cooper. The film’s score is written by Christophe Beck and Bret McKenzie serves as the project’s […]

‘The Muppets’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: October 11, 2011 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Walt Disney Records (via Billboard) has announced the details of the soundtrack for the new movie adaptation of The Muppets. The album includes four orginal songs from the movie written by the film’s music supervisor Bret McKenzie (Flight of the Conchords) and performed by cast members Amy Adams, Jason Segel and Chris Cooper. Also featured […]

Christophe Beck has been hired to score the family movie The Muppets. The first film featuring Jim Henson’s creatures since 1999’s Muppets from Space is directed by James Bobin and teams up characters including Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy with actors Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper and Rashida Jones. Segel also co-wrote the screenplay […]