Posts Tagged ‘Nicholas Britell’

Nicholas Britell is reuniting with Adam McKay on the upcoming biographical drama Backseat. The film is written and directed by McKay and stars Christian Bale as Dick Cheney, alongside Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Bill Pullman, Adam Bartley, Tyler Perry, Alison Pill and Lily Rabe. The movie chronicles Cheney’s rise to CEO of the […]

Nicholas Britell is making his TV show scoring debut on the upcoming HBO original series Succession. The political drama is created by Jesse Armstrong (In the Loop, Four Lions) and stars Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfadyen, Hiam Abbas, Alan Ruck, Rob Yang, Parker Sawvers, and Peter Friedman. is described as the saga of the […]

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 […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the action sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle directed by Matthew Vaughn and starring Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, Sir Elton John, Channing Tatum and Jeff Bridges. The film’s original music is composed by Henry Jackman (Captain America: The Winter Soldier & Civil War, X-Men: First Class, Kong: Skull […]

The full details of the soundtrack album for the sports comedy drama Battle of the Sexes have been revealed. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award nominee Nicholas Britell (Moonlight, The Big Short, Free State of Jones, A Tale of Love and Darkness). Also included is the original song If I Dare performed by Sara Bareilles […]

Epic Records will release the original song If I Dare from the drama Battle of Sexes. The track is performed by Sara Bareilles and co-written by the singer/songwriter and the film’s composer Nicholas Britell (Moonlight, The Big Short). The song will be released as a digital single tomorrow and will be available to download on Amazon. A full soundtrack album for the movie will be announced soon. Battle of the […]

It was announced today that Nicholas Britell will team up with with dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied to score the upcoming musical drama Carmen. The film is inspired by French composer Georges Bizet’s opera and centers on a woman who travels from the deserts of Mexico to Los Angeles in search of freedom. No casting announcements have […]

A number of film composer will participate in Gold Derby’s first roundtable discussion event focussing on the music and sound of some of this year’s awards contenders in the respective categories. The Meet the Experts panel will be moderated by Tom O’Neill and will take place tomorrow, November 16 at Landmark Theaters in Los Angeles. Participating composers include Alexandre Desplat […]

Nicholas Britell is currently scoring the upcoming drama Battle of the Sexes. The film is directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine, Ruby Sparks) and stars Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Elisabeth Shue, Andrea Riseborough, Austin Stowell, Alan Cumming, Sarah Silverman and Bill Pullman. The movie tells the true story of the competition between tennis pros Billie […]

Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Nicholas Britell is set to compose the music for the upcoming heist comedy drama Ocean’s 8. The film is directed by Gary Ross (Pleasantville, The Hunger Games, Seabiscuit) and stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter. The movie is a spin-off of Steven Soderbergh’s Oceans trilogy, which […]