Michael Dean Parsons (Sketchbook, Stan Lee, Only, Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return) has joined composer James Newton Howard to co-score the upcoming Netflix original film Pain Hustlers. The movie is directed by David Yates (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) and stars Emily Blunt, Chris Evans, Catherine O’Hara, Jay Duplass, Chloe Coleman, Brian d’Arcy James, Aubrey Dollar, Amit Shah, Willie Raysor and Andy Garcia. The crime drama revolves around a woman struggling to raise her daughter who becomes involved in a racketeering scheme after taking a job at a failing pharmaceutical start-up. Wells Tower wrote the screenplay. Yates is also producing the project with Lawrence Grey (Lights Out, Yes Day). Parsons has previously provided additional music for the Howard-scored Disney+ docuseries Light & Magic and served as score producer on Willow, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore and the upcoming The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (to be released in theaters on November 17, 2023) and All the Lights We Cannot See (to premiere on November 2 on Netflix). Pain Hustlers will premiere next month at the 2023 Toronto Film Festival and is set to debut on October 27 on Netflix.