Paul Weller to Score ‘Jawbone’

Posted: February 29, 2016 by filmmusicreporter in Film Scoring Assignments
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paul-wellerBritish singer/songwriter Paul Weller is set to compose the music for the upcoming boxing drama Jawbone. The film is directed by Thomas Napper and stars Johnny Harris, Ray Winstone, Michael Smiley and Ian McShane. The movie follows a former youth boxing champion who, after hitting rock bottom, returns to his childhood boxing club and his old team. Harris has also written the screenplay. Mike Elliott (The Devil’s Rejects31) is producing the project for Emu Films. Andrew Eaton, Christine Langan and Nichola Martin serve as executive producers. Weller is best known as the former frontman of the bands The Jam and The Style Council. He has previously scored the 2002 French movie Irene starting Cecile de France. Jawbone has just started principal photography and is expected to be released in late 2016 or 2017. (Screen Daily)