anne-nikitinAnne Nikitin has been tapped to score the upcoming heist drama American Animals. The film is written and directed by Bart Layton and stars Evan Peters, Blake Jenner, Barry Keoghan, Jared Abrahamson, Ann Dowd and Udo Kier. The movie is based on a true story and centers on four young men who mistook their lives for a movie and attempted one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history. Katherine Butler, Dimitri Doganis, Derrin Schlesinger and Mary Jane Skalski (The Visitor, The Station Agent, Mysterious Skin) are producing the RAW and Film4 production. Nikitin has previously scored Layton’s 2012 documentary The Imposter. Her other previous scoring credits also include the fantasy drama This Beautiful Fantastic, the documentaries Chuck Norris vs. CommunismDark Horse and the Netflix docu-series Captive. American Animals is currently in post-production. No word yet on a release date.