filmz.ruRael Jones has recently composed the music for the upcoming drama Suite Francaise.  The film is directed by Saul Dibb (The Duchess) and stars Michelle Williams, Matthias Schoenaerts, Kristin Scott Thomas, Margot Robbie, Sam Riley, Ruth Wilson, Alexandra Maria Lara, Tom Schilling and Lambert Wilson. The movie based on the works of Irène Némirovsky follows a young woman in Nazi-occupied France who ends up falling in love with a German officer. Dibb and Matt Charman have co-written the screenplay and Xavier Marchand, Romain Brémond, Nichael Kuhn and Andrea Cornwell are producing the project. Harvey Weinstein is executive producing for The Weinstein Company. The composer’s orchestral score was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London. As previously reported, Alexandre Desplat was originally attached to score the film. The movie will still feature a theme by Desplat. No word yet on a premiere date for Suite Francaise.

Jones has previously contributed additional music for the three seasons of BBC’s Sherlock scored by David Arnold and Michael Price and served as music editor on such features as The Inbetweeners Movie and Hyde Park on Hudson. The composer’s upcoming projects also include the British coming-of-age drama Kids In Love directed by Chris Foggin and starring Cara Delevingne and Will Poulter coming up.