Gustavo Santaolalla (Brokeback Mountain, Babel, 21 Grams, The Book of Life, The Motorcycle Diaries) is set to compose the music for the upcoming Spanish Amazon original series El Cid. The show is created by José Velasco and stars Jaime Lorente as Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar. The drama tells the story of the legendary medieval war hero, whose deeds inspired one of the most important of medieval Spanish epic poems, El Cantar de Mio Cid. Adolfo Martínez serves as the lead director. José Velsaco is also executive producing the project with Sara Fernández-Velasco for Zebra Producciones. El Cid will premiere in 2020 on Amazon Prime. (Variety)

Santaolalla also has the video game The Last of Us: Part II coming up and is also expected to return to co-score the second season of Netflix’s Narcos: Mexico.