the-leftoversMax Richter has signed on to score the upcoming HBO original series The Leftovers. The show is created by Damon Lindelof (LostPrometheusStar Trek) and Tom Perrotta (Little ChildrenElection) and stars Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler and Ann Dowd. The series is based on Perotta’s book of the same title and takes place in the wake of a global “Rapture” and centers on the people who didn’t make the cut and are left behind in a suburban community. Peter Berg (Friday Night LightsLone Survivor) has directed the pilot episode. Lindelof, Perotta and Berg are also executive producing the Warner Bros. Television production with Sarah Aubrey (BattleshipLars and the Real Girl), Ron Yerxa & Albert Berger (Little Miss SunshineCold Mountain). The first 10 episodes of The Leftovers will premiere on HBO later this year.

As previously reported, Richter (Waltz with BashirDisconnect) also has the romantic thriller Paradise Lost starring Josh Hutcherson and Benicio Del Toro coming up.

  1. Roger says:

    whooooooooaaa. Another reason to watch the show

  2. Dean says:

    This is one crazy fuckin’ series…gotta love it!