Posts Tagged ‘Hans Zimmer’

According to, Hans Zimmer will return to score DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming sequel Kung Fu Panda 3. The film is directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson who previously helmed the second part in the series and features the voice talent of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Bryan Cranston, Mads Mikkelsen and Rebel Wilson. The movie continues the […]

Details have been announced for the concert Hans Zimmer Revealed, which will take place on October 10 & 11, 2014 at the Eventim Hammersmith Apollo in London. The Academy Award-winning composer will be accompanied by a band of players mixing traditional orchestral instruments with rock and electronica, and will be joined by a few surprise […]

Hans Zimmer will be honored with a a special Lifetime Award at the Zurich Film Festival. The Academy Award-winning composer will receive the award on October 1, 2014 during a public event at the Tonhalle Zurich. The event will also feature the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich performing the works of the Golden Eye for ‘Best International Film Music 2014’  finalists, as well […]

Hans Zimmer has been tapped to compose the title theme for History’s upcoming mini-series Sons of Liberty. The show is created by Stephen David (The Men Who Built America, The World Wars) & David C. White and stars Ben Barnes, Henry Thomas, Michael Raymond James, Rafe Spall, Ryan Eggold, Marton Csokas, Emily Berrington and Dean Norris. The series follows […]

French artist JR has announced on Instagram (via Complex) that Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams and Woodkid will be composing the music for his next film project. No details of the movie have been announced yet. Woodkid has previously collaborated with JR on the ballet Les bosquets. Zimmer and Williams have most recently worked together on […]

La-La Land Records has released a remastered and expanded soundtrack album for the 1997 action thriller The Peacemaker directed by Mimi Leder and starring George Clooney & Nicole Kidman. The music for the DreamWorks Pictures production is composed by Hans Zimmer (Gladiator, The Dark Knight, The Lion King, Inception). The 2-CD set features over 150 […]

Walt Disney Records has announced a new line of CDs, The Legacy Collection,which will celebrate the anniversaries of a number of Disney classics. The first release is for the 1994 animated feature The Lion King, which coincides with the 20th anniversary of the movie’s release. The album features the songs from the film composed by […]

The only wide release this weekend is the superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx and Dane DeHaan. The film’s original music is composed by Hans Zimmer and The Magnificent Six, which includes Pharrell Williams, Johnny Marr, Michael Einziger, Junkie XL, Andrew Kawczynski and Steve Mazzaro. Columbia […]

This past Thursday, Hans Zimmer performed at the afterparty of the U.S. premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in New York. The Academy Award-winning composer performed selections from his score with his Magnificent Six band members, including Johnny Marr, Junkie XL, Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and Pharrell Williams. Alicia Key also joined the band to […]

On April 16, the International Music Summit (IMS Engage) hosted an unmoderated conversation between Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight, Inception, The Lion King) and Junkie XL (Divergent, 300: Rise of an Empire) at the W Hotel in Hollywood. The composers who have been collaborating on a number of projects in the last couple of years […]