Christophe Beck Scoring ‘Get Hard’

Posted: October 30, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Scoring Assignments
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christophe-beckChristophe Beck is the composer of the upcoming comedy Get Hard. The film marks the feature directorial debut of screenwriter Etan Cohen (Tropic ThunderMen in Black 3Idiocracy) and stars Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Alison Brie, Craig T. Nelson, Gary Owen and Jay Pharoah. The movie follows a rich, soft-handed investment bank manager who is sentenced to a maximum security prison and hires the streetwise guy who normally washes his car so he can learn how to survive his upcoming prison sentence. Jay Martel & Ian Roberts (Key and Peele) have written the screenplay with Cohen. Will Ferrell & Adam McKay (AnchormanThe Other GuysTalladega Nights) and Chris Henchy are producing the project for their Gary Sanchez Productions company. Get Hard is set to be released on March 27, 2015 by Warner Bros. Pictures.

Beck’s upcoming projects also include the comedy sequel Hot Tub Time Machine 2, which has recently been pushed back to open on February 20, 2015. The composer also scored the indie drama Cake starring Jennifer Aniston, which will receive an awards-qualifying run this December, as well as Andrew Niccol’s drama Good Kill starring Ethan Hawke, which has recently been acquired by IFC Films for a release in 2015. Beck also co-scored the documentary Red Army, which will also receive an awards-qualifying release this December by Sony Pictures Classics.