gods-pocketNathan Larson is composing the score for the upcoming indie drama God’s Pocket. The film marks the feature directorial debut of actor John Slattery (Mad Men) and stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Richard Jenkins, Christina Hendricks, John Turturro, Eddie Marsan and Caleb Landry Jones. The movie is set in a blue-collar neighborhood of God’s Pocket and centers on the uncovering of the truth about a young man’s death that he is trying to keep buried. Slattery has also co-written the screenplay with Alex Metcalf (An American Affair) and is also producing the project with Hoffman, Sam Bisbee & Jackie Kelman Bisbee (Robot & Frank), Lance Acord (cinematographer of Lost in Translation) and Emily Ziff (Jack Goes Boating). God’s Pocket is set to premiere in competition at the Sundance Film Festival in January.

skeleton-twinsThe composer is also composing the music for the indie comedy The Skeleton Twins. The film is directed by Craig Johnson (True Adulescents) and stars Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Luke Wilson, Ty Burrell, Boyd Holbrook and Joanna Gleason. The movie follows two estranged twins who coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront how their lives went so wrong. Johnson has also written the screenplay with Mark Heyman (Black Swan) and Stephanie Langhoff (Safety Not Guaranteed), Jennifer Lee and Jacob Pechenik are producing the project. Mark Duplass & Jay Duplass (CyrusJeff Who Lives at Home) are executive producing the Jared Ian Goldman. The Skeleton Twins will also be premiering in competition at Sundance.