Composer Jed Kurzel (Alien: Covenant, The Babadook, Overlord, The Mustang, Son of a Gun) is reuniting with director Justin Kurzel on the upcoming Australian drama Nitram. The film starring Caleb Landry Jones, Judy Davis, Essie Davis and Anthony LaPaglia and centers on the events leading up to the the 1996 Port Arthur massacre in Tasmania. Shaun Grant (Penguin Bloom, Berlin Syndrome) wrote the screenplay. GoodThing Productions’ Nick Batzias & Virginia Whitwell (2040, The Australian Dream) are producing the project. The composer has previously scored all of Justin Kurzel’s previous features, The Snowtown MurdersMacbethAssassin’s Creed and The True History of the Kelly GangNitram will premiere next month at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival and is expected to be released in Australian theaters later this year.