marcelo-zarvosMarcelo Zarvos has signed on to score the pilot of the upcoming TNT original series Civil. The show is created by Scott Smith (A Simple PlanThe Ruins) and stars Bradley Whitford, Courtney B. Vance, Toby Jones, Brian d’Arcy James, Eliza Coupe and Enrique Murciano. The drama takes place in the wake of a hotly contested Presidential election, as America finds itself plunging uncontrollably into a modern day Civil War. Smith is also executive producing the MGM Television production with Lloyd Braun (Alphas, The Cape) and Thomas Kelly (Copper, The Get Down). Allen Coulter is directing the pilot. Zarvos has previously collaborated with Coulter on the features Hollywoodland and Remember Me and Showtime’s Ray Donovan. Civil is expected to premiere in 2017 if picked up to series.

Zarvos also continues to score Showtime’s Ray Donovan, which currently airs in its fourth season every Sunday night, as well as The Affair, which returns for its third season on November 20. His recent feature projects include Our Kind of Traitor starring Ewan McGregor, Naomie Harris & Damien Lewis, which is currently playing in theaters, as well as Cell starring John Cusack & Samuel L. Jackson, which is being released this Friday in select theaters. The composer’s upcoming projects also include the Amazon original series One Mississippi created by Diablo Cody created by Diablo Cody (Juno, Young Adult, The United States of Tara) and comedian Tig Notaro, Noah Harpster, John Rothman and Casey Wilson, as well Z: The Beginning of Everything starring Christina Ricci. Zarvos previously scored the pilot episodes of both shows, which are expected to premiere later this year or in early 2017.