dario-marianelliDario Marianelli is composing the score for the upcoming crime thriller Heat. The film is directed by Simon West (Con Air, The Expendables 2, Tomb Raider) and stars Jason Statham, Sofia Vergara, Stanley Tucci,  Michael Angarano, Dominik Garcia-Lorido, Anne Heche, Jason Alexander, Max Casella, Hope Davis and Milo Ventimiglia. The movie follows a recovering gambler-turned-hired bodyguard working in Vegas who decides to help a friend after she is attacked by the mob but gets in over his head as he seeks revenge. William Goldberg (The Princess Bride, Marathon Man) has written the screenplay based on his novel, which has previously turned into a movie starring Burt Reynolds in 1986. Statham is also producing the SJ Pictures, Quad Productions and Current Entertainment production with Steve Chasman (The TransporterThe Bank Job). Heat is currently in post-production and is expected to be released later this year.

As previously reported, the Academy Award-winning composer of such films as Atonement, Pride & Prejudice, Anna Karenina) also has his first animated feature, The Boxtrolls, coming up. Marianelli has also scored the drama A Long Way Back, which recently premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and is being released later this month in the UK.

  1. Spencer Mitchell says:

    Has anybody heard of a soundtrack being released for this film?