Posts Tagged ‘Johann Johannsson’

Johann Johannsson has been named Film Composer of the Year at the 17th World Soundtrack Awards, tonight’s closing event of the 44th Ghent Film Festival for his score for Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival. He was previously nominated in the category in 2015. Nicholas Britell received his first World Soundtrack Award in the Discovery of the Year category for his Academy Award-nominated score from Moonlight. Rupert […]

Johann Johannsson and Hildur Guðnadóttir are scoring the upcoming drama Mary Magdalene. The film is directed by Garth Davis (Lion) and stars Rooney Mara in the title role, Joaquin Phoenix as Jesus Christ, Tahar Rahim as Judas Iscariot and Helen Edmundson and Chiwetel Ejiofor as Peter the Apostle. Philippa Goslett (An Inspector Calls) wrote the screenplay. Iain Canning and Emile Sherman (The King’s […]

Johann Johannsson is credited as “music & sound consultant” on Darren Aronofsky’s mother!. The movie doesn’t feature an original score in the traditional sense as was originally reported and marks the Aronofksy’s first feature without a full score. mother! is written and directed by Aronofsky and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson, Stephen […]

Hans Zimmer is currently scoring Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049. While we first heard of the composer’s involvement in the project back in May, Villeneuve clarified in a recent interview with Studio Cine Live that the composer is collaborating with Benjamin Wallfisch on the score and the theme written for the movie by the film’s original composer Johann Johannsson […]

Johann Johannsson is attached to score the upcoming action thriller Mandy. The film will be directed by Panos Cosmatos (Beyond the Black Rainbow) and is set to star Nicolas Cage. The movie is set in the primal wilderness of 1983 where a broken and haunted man hunts an unhinged religious sect who slaughtered the love of his life. Daniel […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the fantasy epic The Great Wall directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Hanyu Zhang, Eddie Peng, Lu Han, Kenny Lin, Junkai Wang and Zheng Kai. The film’s original music is composed by Ramin Djawadi (Game of Thrones, Westworld, Iron Man, Pacific Rim). […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the sci-fi drama Arrival directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker. The film’s original music is composed by Johann Johannsson (The Theory of Everything, Sicario, Prisoners). Deutsche Grammophon has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score. Check out our previous news article […]

Darren Aronofsky revealed at a Master Class at the Reykjavík Film Festival that Johann Johannsson will be composing the music for the director’s next, currently untitled movie. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson and Ed Harris. The drama centers on a couple whose relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive […]

The details of the soundtrack album for Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi drama Arrival have been revealed. The album features the film’s original music composed and produced by Johann Johannsson (The Theory of Everything, Sicario, Prisoners) who worked with several singers and vocal ensembles and combined both classical and avant-garde elements in his compositions for the project. Among those […]

Deutsche Grammophon will release the official soundtrack album for the sci-fi drama Arrival. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award nominee Johann Johannsson (The Theory of Everything, Sicario, Prisoners). Also included is Max Richter’s piece On the Nature of Daylight as featured in the movie. The soundtrack will be released on November 11, 2016. Check back on this […]