harley-and-the-davidsonsMateo Messina has been tapped to score Discovery’s upcoming mini-series Harley and the Davidsons. The 3-parter is written by Evan Wright, Seth Fisher & Nick Schenk (Gran TorinoThe Judge) and stars Michiel Huisman, Robert Aramayo, Bug Hall, Stephen Rider, Jessica Camacho, Daniel Coonan , Annie Read, Wilson Bethel, Dougray Scott, Gabe Luna, Alex Shaffer, Essa O’Shea and Sean Scully. The drama tells the story of the birth of the iconic Harley Davidson brand launched in 1903 by two friends from Milwaukee, William Harley and Arthur Davidson.John Goldwyn (DexterThe Secret Life of Walter Mitty) is executive producing the Raw Television production with Dimitri Doganis (The Imposter) and Ciàran Donnelly (The TudorsTitanic: Blood and Steel) who also directed the first and third episode. Harley and the Davidsons will premiere on September 5, 2016 and will air over three consecutive nights on Discovery. Visit the official show website for more information.

gravesMessina is also scoring the upcoming Epix original series Graves. The show is created by Joshua Michael Stern (Swing Vote) and stars Nick Nolte as a former President of the United States who has an epiphany that his policies have damaged the country for decades and goes on a Don Quixote-like journey to right his administration’s wrongs just as his wife, the former First Lady, decides to follow her own political ambitions. Sela Ward and Angelica Maria are co-starring Stern is also executive producing the Lionsgate Television production with Greg Shapiro (The Hurt Locker). The comedy is set to premiere on October 16, 2016 on Epix. Visit the official show website for updates.

Messina (Juno, Butter, The Angriest Man in Brooklyn) also continues to score NBC’s Superstore, which will return for a second season this fall, as well as Hulu’s Casual, which has recently been renewed for a third season to premiere in 2017. The composer’s upcoming feature projects include the indie comedies Tim Timmerman, Hope for America directed by Cameron Sawyer about an impeached high school president who seeks to redeem himself and get into Yale, Frozen Peas directed by Alonso Mayo, as well as Second Nature  directed by Michael Cross.