Posts Tagged ‘Stephen Frears’

Back Lot Music will release the official soundtrack album for the drama Victoria & Abdul. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award nominee Thomas Newman (American Beauty, The Shawshank Redemption, Finding Nemo, Skyfall, Erin Brockovich). The soundtrack will be released on September 22, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Victoria & Abdul is directed by Stephen Frears (Philomena, The Queen, Dangerous […]

Thomas Newman has been tapped to score the upcoming period drama Victoria and Abdul. The film is directed by Stephen Frears (Philomena, The Queen, Dangerous Liaisons) and stars Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akthar and Michael Gambon. The movie centers on Queen Victoria’s unlikely friendship with Abdul Karim, a young clerk, who travels from India to participate […]

Decca Records will release the official soundtrack album for Stephen Frears’ comedy drama Florence Foster Jenkins. The album features the film’s original music composed by Alexandre Desplat (The King’s Speech, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Godzilla, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) who previously collaborated with the director on such movies as The Queen and Philomena. […]

Universal Music has released a soundtrack album for Stephen Frears’ biographical drama The Program. The album features the film’s original music composed by Alex Heffes (The Last King of Scotland, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, State of Play, The Rite). Also included are the songs from the movie by artists including Ramones, Primal Scream, Lemonheads, […]

Alexandre Desplat is set to reteam with director Stephen Frears on the upcoming comedy drama Florence Foster Jenkins. The film stars Meryl Streep in the title role, alongside Hugh Grant as her partner St Clair Bayfield, as well as Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson and Nina Arianda. The movie tells the true story of the legendary New York heiress and socialite who […]

Alex Heffes has signed on to score Stephen Frears’ upcoming currently untitled biopic about Lance Armstrong. The film stars Ben Foster, Lee Pace, Dustin Hoffman, Chris O’Dowd, Guillaume Canet and Jesse Plemons are co-starring. The movie is based on the book Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong by David Walsh and chronicles the […]

‘Philomena’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: October 15, 2013 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Decca Records will release a soundtrack album for Stephen Frears’ upcoming comedy drama Philomena. The album features the film’s original score composed by Alexandre Desplat (The King’s Speech, Argo, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) who has previously collaborated with the director on such films as The Queen, Tamara Drewe and Cheri. The soundtrack will […]

Alexandre Desplat is reteaming with director Stephen Frears on the upcoming tragic comedy Philomena. The film starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan is based on the book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and a 50 Year Search by BBC journalist Martin Sixsmith and tells the true story of an Irish woman […]

George Fenton is scoring the upcoming HBO original movie Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight. The film is directed by Stephen Frears and stars Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella, Benjamin Walker, Danny Glover, Barry Levinson, Pablo Schreiber, Ed Begley Jr., Bob Balaban and Kathleen Chalfant. The movie chronicles Ali’s battle with the Supreme Court over his Muslim beliefs […]

James Seymour Brett is currently scoring the comedy Lay the Favorite. The film is directed by Stephen Frears and stars Rebecca Hall, Bruce Willis, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joshua Jackson, Laura Prepon and Vince Vaughn. Recording sessions for the music are scheduled to take place in early January. The movie follows a young woman as she goes […]