Posts Tagged ‘Lee Daniels’

Warner Records has released the first song from the drama The United States vs. Billie Holiday. All of Me (originally written by Gerald Marks & Seymour Simons) performed by Andra Day (who stars in the movie as Billie Holiday) and produced by Salaam Remi is now available to stream/download on Amazon and other digital music […]

Mark Isham (Crash, Once Upon a Time, A River Runs Through It, The Accountant, Miracle) has been hired to score the upcoming biographical drama The United States vs. Billie Holiday. The film is directed by Lee Daniels (Precious, The Butler, Shadowboxer) and stars Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Garrett Hedlund, Natasha Lyonne, Evan Ross, Dana Gourrier, Erik LaRay Harvey and Melvin Gregg. The movie […]

It was announced today that BAFTA-nominated composer Christopher Gunning (La Vie en Rose, Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Grace of Monaco) will come out of retirement to score the upcoming biographical drama The United States vs. Billie Holiday. The film is directed by Lee Daniels (Precious, The Butler, Empire) and stars Andra Day in the title role […]

James Levine is composing the original score for the new Fox drama Star. The show is created by Lee Daniels (Empire, The Butler, Precious) & Tom Donaghy (The Whole Truth) and stars Queen Latifah, Benjamin Bratt, Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O’Grady. The series revolves around three talented singers, desperate for a new start and with ambitions of stardom, as they navigate the […]

Timbaland has signed on as a songwriter and song producer for the Fox pilot Empire. The show is created by Lee Daniels (The Butler, Precious) and Danny Strong (Game Change, The Butler) and stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson The drama is set in the world of a hip hop-empire and follows a charismatic, […]

Verve International will release a soundtrack album for the drama Lee Daniels’ The Butler. The album features the film’s original score composed by Rodrigo Leão. The soundtrack will be released digitally on August 20, 2013 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Check out audio clips after the jump. The Butler is directed by […]

Rodrigo Leão has taken over scoring duties on the upcoming drama The Butler. The film is directed by Lee Daniels (Precious, The Paperboy) and stars Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, James Marsden, David Oyelowo, Vanessa Redgrave, Alan Rickman, Liev Schreiber and Robin Williams. […]

Variety is reporting that Quincy Jones has signed on to score the drama The Butler. The film is directed by Lee Daniels and stars Forest Whitaker as Eugene Allen, a White House employee who served eight First Families over the course of three decades. Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo, Ami Ameen, Alan Rickman, James Marsden, Jane […]

Mario Grigorov is the composer of the thriller The Paperboy. The film reunites Grigorov with director Lee Daniels. They have previously collaborated on the 2009 indie hit Previous and 2005’s Shadowboxer. Lee’s third directorial feature stars Matthew McConaughey, Zak Efron, Nicole Kidman, John Cusack and Scott Glenn. The movie is based on the 1995 novel by […]