Atli Örvarsson has been hired to score Harald Zwart's new film, The Mortal Instruments - City Of Bones, set to release on August 23rd, 2013. Atli previously worked with Zwart on The Karate Kid (2010) but was ultimately replaced by James Horner...
Among his other projects, Atli recently completed the score to the upcoming czech film Colette. He also completed in 2012 two films yet to be released : A Single Shot and Evidence. Atli also helped Hans Zimmer writing music for the upcoming Man Of Steel.
Other than film scoring, Atli has started a band, Torrek, "fusing Gaelic & Scandinavian folk elements under the umbrella of cinematic electronica" with Hilda Örvarsdóttir, the Neff brothers (who had worked with Atli on The Eagle score) and Satnam Ramgotra (regular percussionist at Remote Control).
2004, December 30
SPANGLISH : Hans Zimmer - James L. Brooks collaboration
A short video interview based upon questions asked by fans to director James L. Brooks can be seen at˙Spanglishmovie.com. Just click on Ask the director at the bottom of the page. Then again on the handwrited text at the bottom and you will hear James L. Brooks talk about actors his hopes and collaboration with his composer and friend Hans Zimmer.
Golden Stellite awards nominations have been announced and this time, it is John Powell turn to be on the list of possible winners for the Best Original Score and Best Original Song.
His collaboration with Dave Stewart and Mick Jagger on ALFIE seems to be more appreciated by people in the business than by fans.
17. Original Score a. Michael Giacchino - The Incredibles (Disney/Pixar) b. David A. Stewart, John Powell, Mick Jagger - Alfie (Paramount) c. HOWARD SHORE - The Aviator (Miramax) d. Danny Elfman - Spiderman 2 (Columbia) e. John Swihart - Napoleon Dynamite (Fox Searchlight) f. Jan A.P. Kaczmarek - Finding Neverland (Miramax)
18. Original Song a. "Million Voices" - Hotel Rwanda - Wyclef Jean, Jerry ?Wonder? Duplessis & Andrea Guerra b. "The Book Of Love" - Shall We Dance - Stephen Merritt c. "Blind Leading the Blind" - Alfie - Mick Jagger & Dave Stewart d. "Shine Your Light" - Ladder 49 - Robbie Robertson e. "Learn To Be Lonely" - The Phantom of the Opera - Andrew Lloyd Weber f. "Believe" - The Polar Express - Glen Ballard & Alan Silvestri
Interview with Justin Burnett, Composer for Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. Justin Burnett has co-composed the original soundtrack for Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, along with Harry Gregson-Williams and Norihiko Hibino. His previous game credits include additional music for Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty as well as films such as Man On Fire and Dungeons & Dragons: The Movie. Read more...
Interview with Harry Gregson-Williams, Composer for Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. Last time we chatted to Harry Gregson-Williams he was based at Hans Zimmer's Media Ventures group and was busy working on the score for the game. Having completed one of this year's most anticipated game scores and established a new studio, we caught up with the composer to discuss his latest adventures with Snake and co. Read more...
2004, December 13
SPANGLISH on the road
Hans Zimmer received his 6th nomination to the the Golden Globes for the new comedy score he composed for Spanglish, the new James L. Brooks movie, yet director of As Good As It Gets for which Hans Zimmer received an Oscar nomination.
But because Spanglish is not in theatre right now (Official release date : 17th December), people can be surprised by the nomination of the German composer. A true strange thing maybe due to the press-screening already done in order to warm the audience and newspaper writers.
By the way, another good reason the await this score which will close a year of Hans Zimmer filmmusic in a good way.
Golden Globes Original Score nominees The Aviator Composed by Howard Shore Finding Neverland Composed by Jan A. P. Kaczmarek Million Dollar Baby Composed by Clint Eastwood Sideways Composed by Rolfe Kent Spanglish Composed by Hans Zimmer
Hans ZIMMER will score the Dreamworks next animated movie and replaces Harry GREGSON-WILLIAMS who was thought to be on this project until now. Another project for Hans for the year 2005 after Ring 2 The Weather Man & Batman Begins.