Nico Muhly scoring ‘Limitless’

Posted: December 16, 2010 by filmmusicreporter in Film Scoring Assignments
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UPDATE (February 9, 2011): Paul Leonard-Morgan has taken over scoring duties on the film. Visit our article to find out more.

According to the movie’s trailer, Nico Muhly is composing the music for the upcoming thriller Limitless. The movie, which was originally entitled The Dark Fields is directed by Neil Burger and stars Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish, Robert De Niro and Anna Friel. In the film, a copywriter discovers a top-secret drug which bestows him with super human abilities. Director Burger previously worked with composers Philip Glass on The Illusionist and Rolfe Kent on The Lucky Ones. Muhly himself  worked with Glass on such scores as The Hours, Notes on a Scandal and Cassandra’s Dream, possibly explaining his involvement in the movie. Limitless marks Muhly’s first big feature assignment since the Academy Award-nominated 2008 drama The Reader starring Kate Winslet. The film’s trailer can be watched at Apple Trailers. Also keep on checking for updates on the movie on the official movie webpage. Relativity Media will release the thriller on March 12, 2011.