John Paesano (DaredevilThe Maze RunnerThe DefendersThe Star) has been hired to score the upcoming biographical drama Tesla. The film is written and directed by Michael Almereyda (Marjorie Prime, Experimenter) and stars Ethan Hawke, Eve Hewson, Kyle MacLachlan and Jim Gaffigan. The movie chronicles the life and times of famed inventor Nikola Tesla, including his creation of the AC motor and his fierce rivalry with Thomas Edison. Uri Singer & Isen Robbins (Blue Caprice) are producing the project for Passage Pictures, alongside Christa Campbell (Criminal, Leatherface) & Lati Grobman (Righteous Kill, Intruders) for Campbell Grobman Films. Tesla is currently in post-production and is expected to premiere in 2020.

As previously reported, Paesano also has the Apple series Truth Be Told starring Octavia Spencer & Aaron Paul and the Sky Italia series Devils starring Patrick Dempsey coming up.