Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Silence of the Lambs, The Aviator, Hugo, Mrs. Doubtfire, Big) has composed the original music for the upcoming Netflix original film The Pale Blue Eye. The movie is written and directed by Scott Cooper (Black Mass, Hostiles) and stars Christian Bale, Harry Melling, Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton, Toby Jones, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Harry Lawtey, Hadley Robinson, Simon McBurney, Timothy Spall and Robert Duvall. The thriller based on the novel by Louis Bayard is set in West Point, 1830 and follows a detective who is hired to investigate the gruesome murder of a cadet and enlists one of their own to help unravel the case – a young man the world would come to know as Edgar Allan Poe. Cooper and Bale are also producing the project with John Lesher (Birdman, End of Watch) and Tyler Thompson (The Trial of the Chicago 7, American Made) of Cross Creek Pictures. The Pale Blue Eye will be released in select theaters on December 23, 2022 before premiering on January 6, 2023 on Netlix.