Posts Tagged ‘Hans Zimmer’

Hans Zimmer has been tapped to score the upcoming documentary Believer. The film is directed by Don Argott (Last Days Here, The Art of the Steal) and follows Imagine Dragons’ Mormon frontman Dan Reynolds as he is taking on a new mission to explore how the church treats its LGBTQ members with the rising suicide […]

Walt Disney Pictures confirmed today that Hans Zimmer will be returning to score the studio’s upcoming remake of The Lion King. The film is directed by Jon Favreau (The Jungle Book, Iron Man) and stars Donald Glover, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, JD McCrary, Shahadi Wright Joseph, John Kani, John Oliver, Seth Rosen, Billy […]

Silva Screen Records has announced a soundtrack album for the natural history docu-series Blue Planet II. The album features the show’s original music composed by Hans Zimmer (Gladiator, The Dark Knight, The Lion King, Inception), Jacob Shea (Planet Earth II) and David Fleming (The Perfect Guy) for Bleeding Fingers Music. The soundtrack will be released digitally on October 29, 2017 (click here to download) and physically on December 1. Blue Planet […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the sci-fi thriller Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, Dave Bautista and Jared Leto. The film’s original music is composed by Hans Zimmer (Inception, The Dark Knight) and Benjamin Wallfisch (It, Hidden Figures). Epic […]

The full details of the soundtrack album for the sci-fi thriller Blade Runner 2049 have been revealed. The album features the film’s original music composed by Hans Zimmer (Inception, The Dark Knight, Gladiator, The Lion King) and Benjamin Wallfisch (It, Annabelle Creation, Hidden Figures). Also included is the original song Almost Human by Lauren Daigle, […]

The music production house Bleeding Fingers Music has taken over scoring duties on the Fox animated series The Simpsons. Hans Zimmer and Russell Emanuel serve as score producers and Steven Kofsky is credited as the score executive producer. The composers are replacing Alf Clausen who has scored most of the episodes of the previous 28 seasons of the series. Danny Elfman’s main titles theme for the show is still […]

Epic Records has announced the official soundtrack album for Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049. Hans Zimmer (Inception, The Dark Knight, Gladiator, The Lion King) and Benjamin Wallfisch (It, Annabelle Creation, Hidden Figures) have composed the film’s original music. The soundtrack is now available to order as a limited edition 2-CD set by clicking here. A digital version is set to be released on October 5, 2017 […]

Andrew Kawczynski has recently recorded his music for the upcoming Chinese war action drama Sky Hunter. Hans Zimmer serves as the score producer. The film marks the directorial debut of actor Li Chen who also stars in the movie alongside Fan Bingbing, Wang Qianyuan, Li Jiahang and Leon Lee. The movie follows an elite air force who are called into […]

‘Show Us Your Musical Genius’ Winners Announced

Posted: September 9, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe have announced the winners in the Show Us Your Musical Genius competition. The challenge, presented by NatGeo, Fox 21, Milan Records and hosted by indi.com, had contestants submit their rendition of Zimmer and Balfe’s Emmy-nominated main title theme for the NatGeo TV series Genius. Zimmer & Balfe’s prize winner is entitled Pipe Dream created […]

Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe are hosting a competition for the music community entitled, “Show us your Musical Genius!” Participants will submit their rendition or interpretation of the composers’ Emmy Award-nominated theme from the NatGeo original series Genius executive produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer & Ken Biller and starring Geoffrey Rush & Johnny Flynn and blue ribbon […]