Posts Tagged ‘John Williams’

The full details of the soundtrack album for Steven Spielberg’s fantasy adventure The BFG have been revealed. The album features the film’s original music composed and conducted by John Williams (Star Wars, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park, Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark). The soundtrack will be released on July 1, 2016 by Wal t Disney Records and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The […]

Steven Spielberg mentioned in an interview with Entertainment Weekly on the red carpet at last night’s AFI Gala in his honor that John Williams will return to score the fifth, currently untitled Indiana Jones movie. Harrison Ford will return in the title role. No plot details or other casting announcements have been made yet. Kathleen […]

John Williams revealed in a recent interview with Variety that he is set to begin work on Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film adaptation of Ready Player One this coming November. The film will star Tye Sheridan, Oliva Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Win Morisaki, Mark Rylance, Simon Pegg and T.J Miller. The movie is based on the 2011 novel of the same title […]

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that Steven Spielberg will present John Williams with the organization’s 44th Life Achievement Award on June 9, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. As previously reported, this marks the first time in AFI history that the honor will be bestowed upon a composer. It was also announced that the televised special, AFI […]

John Williams is set to compose the music for the upcoming animated short Dear Basketball. The film is directed by Glen Keane who worked as an animator on such Disney classics as Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid and Tangled. Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant is narrating the film, which is being described as an animated ode to […]

Walt Disney Records will release the official soundtrack album for the fantasy adventure The BFG. The album features the film’s original music composed by John Williams (Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park, Jaws, E.T., Schindler’s List, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone). The soundtrack will be released on July 1, 2016 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Check back […]

Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm have published a behind-the-scenes video featurette about the music for J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The video features an interview with composer John Williams about his work on the film and footage from the recording sessions of the score. Williams is up for an Academy Award for his […]

The Hollywood Bowl has announced this summer’s season schedule, which includes a number of film music concerts. On July 7 & 8, the Bowl will host its premiere performance of the live to projection concert for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek. The Los Angeles Philharmonic will be performing the entire score from J.J. Abrams’ 2009 film composed by Michael […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters and expected to beat box office records is Star Wars: The Force Awakens directed by J.J. Abrams and starring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Harrison Ford & Carrie Fisher. The film’s original music […]

Three soundtrack albums for major films are released today, including John Williams‘ score for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the composer’s first new soundtrack release in two years. Listen to the full album, which is available digitally and physically on Walt Disney Records, after the jump. Also coming out today is the soundtrack for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, which features […]