Anne Nikitin (American AnimalsMrs. WilsonCalibreThis Beautiful Fantastic) has been tapped to score the upcoming biographical drama Stardust. The film is directed by Gabriel Range (Death of a Paradise, I Am Slave) and stars Johnny Flynn as David Bowie, Jena Malone as Bowie’s wife Angie and Marc Maron as publicist Rob Oberman. The movie follows the music icon as he embarks on his first road trip to America in 1971 and creates his Ziggy Stardust persona. Christopher Bell wrote the screenplay. Paul Van Carter & Nick Taussig (Churchill, My Name Is Lenny, McQueen) are producing the Salon production. Stardust is expected to premiere next year.

As previously reported, Nikitin also has the British family fantasy adventure Four Kids and It, the Netflix original movie Lost Girls, the British drama Sulphur and White and the BBC/Amazon limited series The Pale Horse coming up. The composer also has the Netflix original series Fate: The Winx Saga developed by Brian Young based on the Italian animated franchise created by Iginio Straffi and starring Abigail Cowen, Hannah van der Westhuysen, Precious Mustapha, Eliot Salt, Elisha Applebaum, Sadie Soverall, Freddie Thorp, Danny Griffin, Theo Graham and Jacob Dudman. The show centers on five unlikely friends attending a magical boarding school in the Otherworld, where they must learn to master their magical powers while navigating love, rivalries and the monsters that threaten their very existence. Young and Straffi are also executive producing the project with Judy Counihan & Kris Thykier (Kick-Ass, The Woman in Gold) of Archery Pictures. Fate: The Winx Saga is expected to premiere next year on Netflix.