James Newton Howard (The Hunger Games, King KongMaleficent, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The Sixth SenseSigns) is set to score the upcoming Netflix limited series All the Light We Cannot See. The show is written by Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders, Locke, Eastern Promises), directed by Shawn Levy (Free Guy, Night at the Museum, Real Steel) and stars Louis Hoffmann, Aria Mia Loberti, Mark Ruffalo, Hugh Laurie, Lars Eidinger and Nell Sutton. The 4-part drama is based on Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller and tells the story of Marie-Laure, a teenager who is blind, and Werner, a German soldier, whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Levy & Knight are also executive producing the 21 Laps Entertainment production with Dan Levine (Arrival, Why Him?) and Josh Barry (Shadow and Bone, Unsolved Mysteries). The composer announced his involvement on Instagram. All the Light We Cannot See is expected to premiere in late 2022 or 2023 on Netflix.

The composer’s other upcoming projects include Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (to be released in theaters on April 15), Lucasfilm’s Disney+ series Willow, as well as Lawrence Kasdan’s untitled docuseries about visual effects company ILM.