Hans Zimmer (Dune, The Lion King, Inception, Gladiator, Interstellar, The Dark Knight) has composed the original music for the upcoming drama The Son. The film is directed by Florian Zeller (The Father) and stars Hugh Jackman, Vanessa Kirby, Laura Dern, Zen McGrath and Anthony Hopkins. The movie is based on Zeller’s stage play of the same name and follows a man whose life is thrown into disarray when his ex-wife  turns up with their troubled, distant and angry teenage son. Zeller also co-wrote the screenplay with Christopher Hampton (Dangerous Liaisons, Atonement). Iain Canning & Emile Sherman (The King’s Speech, The Power of the Dog) and Joanna Laurie (The Limehouse Golem) are producing the project for See-Saw Films, alonsgside Christophe Spadone. The Son is expected to be released in late 2022 by Sony Pictures Classics. (Hans-Zimmer.com)

Zimmer’s other upcoming projects include Top Gun: Maverick (to be released on May 27) and Denis Villeneuve’s Dune: Part Two. He also contributed music to the Apple TV+ natural history series Prehistorical Planet, which is set to premiere on May 23.