Posts Tagged ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

Two new movies are opening wide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the fantasy epic The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug directed by Peter Jackson and starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Evangeline Lilly, John Bell and Jed Brophy. The film’s original music is composed […]

Thomas Newman will be honored with the Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF). The composer will be receiving his award for his music for John Lee Hancock’s Saving Mr. Banks starring Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks and Colin Farrell. Newman has previously won the award in 2006 following his […]

Walt Disney Records will release the official soundtrack album for the upcoming drama Saving Mr. Banks. The album features the film’s original score composed by Thomas Newman (American Beauty, The Shawshank Redemption, Finding Nemo). Also included are the songs featured in the film performed by the film’s cast from Disney’s classic film Marry Poppins composed […]

Thomas Newman is currently scoring the upcoming drama Saving Mr. Banks. The film is directed by John Lee Hancock and follows Walt Disney’s 14-year effort to persuade Australian author P.L. Travers to sell him the film rights to her book Mary Poppins. Tom Hanks stars as in the lead role as Disney and Emma Thompson […]