Posts Tagged ‘Nicholas Britell’

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 […]

Four new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the action thriller Jack Reacher: Never Go Back directed by Edward Zwick and starring Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Danika Yarosh, Patrick Heusinger, Holt McCallany and Robert Knepper. The film’s original music is composed by Henry Jackman (Captain America: Civil War, […]

Lakeshore Records has announced a soundtrack album for the drama Moonlight. The album features the film’s original music composed by Nicholas Britell (The Big Short, Free State of Jones, A Tale of Love and Darkness). Also included are songs by Goodie Mob, Boris Gardiner, Barbara Lewis and a piece by Mozart as featured in the […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the animated feature Kubo and the Two Strings directed by Travis Knight and featuring the voices of Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, and Ralph Fiennes, George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Brenda Vaccaro, Rooney Mara and Matthew McConaughey. The film’s original music is composed by Dario Marianelli (Atonement, The Boxtrolls, Pride […]

Nicholas Britell is composing the original music for the upcoming drama Moonlight. The film is written and directed by Barry Jenkins and stars Naomie Harris, Andre Holland, Mahershala Al, Janelle Monae, Ashton Sanders, Trevante Rhodes, Alex R. Hibbert, Jaden Piner and Jharrel Jerome. The movie is based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell McCraney and […]

Four new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the sci-fi action adventure Independence Day: Resurgence directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. Fox, Brent Spiner, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe and Sela Ward. The film’s original music is composed by Thomas Wander & Harald Kloser (2012, White House […]

Sony Masterworks will release the official soundtrack album for the historical drama Free State of Jones. The album features the film’s original music composed by Nicholas Britell (The Big Short, A Tale of Love and Darkness). Also included is the original song I’m Crying by Lucinda Williams. The soundtrack will be released on June 24, 2016 and is now available for […]

Nicholas Britell has taken over scoring duties on the upcoming historical drama The Free State of Jones. The film is written and directed by Gary Ross (The Hunger Games, Pleasantville, Seabiscuit) and stars Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keri Russell and Mahershala Ali. The movie is set during the Civil War and tells the story of a poor Southern farmer […]