Posts Tagged ‘Gary Yershon’

Gary Yershon will be reteaming with Mike Leigh on the director’s upcoming drama Peterloo. The film is written and directed by Leigh (Secret & Lies, Vera Drake, Topsy-Turvy) and tells the story of the infamous 1819 massacre at a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St. Peter’s Field in Manchester, England, when many working people were injured and killed. Georgina Lowe is producing the Amazon […]

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures to join the organization. Among the invited artists this year a number of film composers, including Johann Johannsson (Prisoners, Sicario) who received his first Academy Award nomination earlier this year for his […]

Yesterday afternoon, the Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) hosted its annual reception honoring the Academy Award-nominated composers and songwriters in the Best Original Score and Best Original Song category at the Cafe La Boheme in West Hollywood. Following a speech by Academy Music Branch Governor Charles Bernstein, SCL president Ashley Irwin introduced the nominees […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Already playing in theaters since Wednesday is the fantasy adventure The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies directed by Peter Jackson and starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Hugo Weaving and […]

Varese Sarabande will release a soundtrack album for Mike Leigh’s drama Mr. Turner. The album features the film’s original music composed by Gary Yershon who previously collaborated with the director on such films as Happy Go Lucky and Another Year. Also included is the composer’s score for the director’s short A Running Jump. The soundtrack […]

Gary Yershon has reteamed with director Mike Leigh on the director’s upcoming biographical drama Mr. Turner. The film stars Timothy Spall as the British the british landscape painter J.M.W. Turner. Lesley Manville, Rogers Ashton-Griffiths and Julian Seager are co-starring. Leigh has also written the screenplay. Georgina Lowe (Another Year) is producing the project and Gail Egan (We Need to Talk About […]

Varese Sarabande Records has revealed the details of the soundtrack release for Mike Leigh’s Another Year. The album includes the original chamber score by Gary Yershon from the critically acclaimed drama. Also included on the release is Yershon’s score for Mike Leigh’s previous film Happy-Go-Lucky. Sally Hawkins has won a Golden Globe for her lead […]

While no new movies open wide this weekend, four movies are receiving a limited release to qualify for Acadmy Awards consideration. All movies are expected to expand over the next couple of weeks. Peter Weir’s The Way Back starring Jim Sturgess, Colin Farrell and Ed Harris opened in a single location on Wednesday. The movie […]