john-paesanoJohn Paesano is scoring the upcoming drama Same Kind of Different as Me. The film is directed by Michael Carney and stars Renee Zellweger, Greg Kinnear, Djimon Hounsou, Olivia Holt and Jon Voight. The movie based on the book of the same title by Ron Hall, Denver Moore & Lynn Vincent (Heaven Is for Real) follows an international art dealer who must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife. Carney has also written the screenplay with Hall and Alexander Foard. Mary Parent (Pacific Rim, Godzilla, Noah) and Cale Boyter are producing the project for Disruption Entertainment, alongside Hall, Darren Moorman and Stephen Johnson. Paesano has previously composed the music for Carney’s short JewSame Kind of Different As Me is currently in post-production and will be released on April 29, 2016 by Paramount Pictures.

Paesano’s recent projects also include Marvel’s Netflix series Daredevil, which premiered last week. The composer has also scored the sports drama My All American starting Aaron Eckhart and has the YA novel adaptation sequel The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials coming up later this year. He also continues to score DreamWorks Dragons, which will return for a third season this summer on Netflix.