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Don't expect to get a complete score from him, though. If I recall, he's never leaked anything in the past.@LS100, Hybrid Soldier, above, regularly corresponds with Hans and RCP people.I didn't appreciate the down-talking either. Obviously there's people here like you who know much more about this than I do, which is great, but understand that there's people like me who don't know much about how the music gets out. <br><br>Anyhow, thanks for filling me in on this. Is there anyone hanging around this website that has ties with Zimmer or his crew?Video is gone :/Huh. An trite electronic beat in the first half, with a segment from Science and Religion in the second half? I assume the rest of the score will rise above those constraints...
ggctuk has also commented on TASM 2. And yes, as Edmund said, you make good posts! Please don't feel chased out. :P<br><br>I do wonder what Zimmer would do with the project if he were asked and said yes. He already scored to Batmans, so I doubt he'd feel that objection to it. But if Debney scored it, we're almost guaranteed that references to the original will be made throughout.I guess if Disney can bring Alan Menken back for the live action version of Beauty and the Beast, they could certainly bring Hans back for The Lion KingDid anyone ever actually reject the idea that more than one person can work on a cue?Hey, man, no need to get so touchy. I for one appreciate your posts (and I don't really see anyone saying otherwise). But you have to admit it is kind of funny how you only ever seem to comment on a few things (and yeah, Lion King about 80% of the time - in fact, the only other score I can recall you ever commenting on is Terminator Genisys).<br><br>Debney seems likely for this, since Jungle Book was very well-received (both film and score) and the Favreau connection. But you know who would be a fantastic choice? MARK MANCINA! Disney experience, check. Got the chops for it, check. Worked on the friggin' original and would know exactly where and when to use elements from it in the remake, check. You can't go wrong!Silence and Religion <3
This might come as a shock to you, but Hans Zimmer is not exactly my favourite composer and I have not watched many movies with his work in it (in truth, only two or three where I enjoyed the music). As far as scores go, The Lion King is on my top 10, but not in my top 5. My all-time favourite composer is John Williams. Michael Giacchino and Jery Goldsmith are next on my list, followed by James Horner, Alan Silvestri, Danny Elfman... Zimmer's quite low on the list.<br><br>As far as scores go, my favourite all-time scores are Star Wars by John Williams and Star Trek by Goldsmith and Giacchino. But as they're not RCP composers, there's no place to talk about their works on this site. I could write tons more on those scores than I ever could write on anything Zimmer related, and that includes this score.<br><br>Since obviously anything I write is considered a NUISANCE to you fine, upstanding folks, I think I shall just not bother with this site any more. Because how dare I participate in any discussions on the few Zimmer scores I actually like, right?<br><br>Good day, sir.Titanic is a love story in a setting of a tragic event. i havent seen Deepwater Horizon yet, but im 99% sure that there is no love story on that oil platform. Schindler's List is a bit too sentimental for my taste. btw: comparing 2 movies with the setting in 1912 and WW II with a movie and its setting in 2010 is absolutely sensless.And are you forced to jump on everything TLK related, even on something Hans will probably not score ? :PYou guys really need to make a proper forum so we can edit our own posts instead of bumping.<br><br>I stand corrected on the Debney thing: he's kind of Favreau's go-to guy (he scored 4 of Favreau's 8 films). Still doesn't make it ironclad that Debney will be the composer.Why does it seem that everybody expects Debney to do it if Zimmer doesn't? I know he did well with The Jungle Book, but consider this: Debney has ONLY done The Jungle Book in this line of movies. The reason they went for Debney is most likely to do with the fact they couldn't get hold of the original composer. Which, seeing as that was George Bruns, is on account of the fact that he died 33 years ago. James Newton Howard did Maleficent and Cinderella was done by Patrick Doyle. <br><br>Given they got Alan Menken to do Beauty And The Beast (and is likely to be asked when they get around to The Little Mermaid and Aladdin), I would imagine they WILL be approaching Hans Zimmer, Mark Mancina, Lebo M and the whole team to do a new version.<br><br>Failing that, Michael Giacchino is Disney's current composer golden-boy at the moment, so he's a possibility too. There's a whole load of composers who could do it that I'm too lazy to list given I've actually listed several already.
Above on this very page... :PCan we listen to this cue "7m44c Final Battle Pt 3" somewhere?Yeah it's interesting, I will try to add more notes from the various collaborators or Hans on his scores. Did the same with Last Samurai...Hans has to be the person who gets to decline the gig if he wants to.  His arrangement of the Circle of Life with Lebo M was the hook that got you into the movie.If not Zimmer than it'll probably be John Debney who'll score this one.
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  2012, July 17



Hans ZIMMER first interview about MAN OF STEEL




Empireonline had a talk with the composer about the next Zack SNYDER movie.

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d.j reply Replies: 7 || 2013-03-15 18:20:01
does anyone no anything bout wat is happing with the score and will the score be in the next trailer


Mike2013-03-15 20:25:46
We'll probably hear ELEMENTS of the score (kinda like for the 3rd and 4th Dark Knight Rises trailers).


Man Of Steel2013-03-17 23:11:38
Got a chance to listen to a little of the score. And it's awesome! Very, VERY different than anything Williams ever did. But still amazing. King Arthur drum cadences against alot of brass bends and electric guitars...yes i did just say electric guitars in a superman score.


d.j2013-03-17 23:18:17
may i ask how did you get two listen to it and where did you get to??


Mike2013-03-18 00:31:47
I would say, d.j., that Man of Steel doesn't know what he's talking about. :)


Man of Steel2013-03-18 20:32:38
I would say i do know what im talking about. Unfortunately i cannot say how Ive heard it cuz i don't want anyone to lose their jobs. D.J simply asked and i told him. You can believe it or not. But when you finally hear it, you'll see my description wasn't wrong.


d.j2013-03-18 20:54:20
man OF steel it's cool just keep us updateed bout what you no bout the score and i have one more ? do you no if they will put wat you heard in the new trailer and do you no when the trailer will come out


Man Of Steel2013-03-19 05:43:39
New trailer is in April. I dont know about the trailer having score from the film.

man of steel reply Replies: 0 || 2013-03-18 04:20:58
Got a chance to listen to a little of the score. And it's awesome! Very, VERY different than anything Williams ever did. But still amazing. King Arthur drum cadences against alot of brass bends and electric guitars...yes i did just say electric guitars in a superman score.

MGDrone reply Replies: 6 || 2013-01-05 20:54:05
You make a good point Mike, and it's exactly what I was going to say. The theme is there, whether you like it or not. If it's not the kind of theme you wanted is another matter...

Btw, Tom Holkenberg (Junkie XL) tweeted that the score is finished. This does give Hans plenty of time to do Lone Ranger after all. I guess this means we should defiinitely hear the theme in the next trailer for sure.


Hybrid Soldier2013-01-05 21:12:06
Yeah Man of Steel is already "past tense"... :)


Lorne told me they really are working together with Hans on that Bible TV series. And from what he said, he didn't work with HZ at all on Man Of Steel or any other HZ project. I guess that's the first time a big HZ score has no Lorne in 8 years... :O

Lorne has way too many things to carry on !

Oh and Geoff Zanelli has done a little work on Man of Steel. :)


Mike2013-01-05 21:33:46
Have you heard any of MOS Hybrid?


Hybrid Soldier2013-01-05 22:36:20
Nope and just for once I'll try not to hear any SAMPLE before I see the film... :)


MGDrone2013-01-06 01:26:30
So, on Additional Music for MOS we can expect to hear something from Zanelli and Junki XL? Do you know who else is on the project?

I'm excited to hear what they're cooking up for the Bible series. Do my ears deceive me, or is that Lisa Gerrard I hear? (I'm referring to the Youtube video.)


Mike2013-01-06 03:36:13
To that, Hybrid, I say: good luck. :P


Hybrid Soldier2013-01-06 09:05:23
It is Lisa Gerrard... :)

All the music from the trailer is from the show. There's also that big 5 min "Nativity" clip on youtube, with score too (and Lisa)... :)

Mike reply Replies: 9 || 2012-10-23 09:30:59
Something just occurred to me. Perhaps for the Man of Steel score it would be best not to expect a "main theme", instead awaiting multiple "sub-themes". Because in Batman, there's not one theme, strictly speaking, but several.

Either way, I'm excited for what this score might bring, especially considering that Zimmer won't be going for the bass-heavy, percussive Dark Knight approach.


Mike2012-10-23 09:38:10
Errr, excuse the thing about bass heaviness. He never specifically said that.


MGDrone2012-10-23 18:30:48
I hadn't thought of that, but it makes sense. What people should keep in mind is that this Superman is going to be incredibly different from Donner and Reeves' Superman. There's no reason we should expect a theme similar to John Williams' theme. On the same level, yes, but not similar. There's also no reason Hans should try to score this like anyone but himself.

I really can't say what I want the score to sound like since I didn't really get the feel of the movie from the teaser. All I can hope for is that Snyder will give Zimmer free reins and let him score the movie like he knows it should be scored.


Mike2012-10-23 23:19:07
Although I gotta say I wouldn't mind hearing something along the lines of Williams' Krypton theme. They was great stuff!


Bondo2012-10-24 03:34:00
You're not gonna hear anything that sounds like John Williams


Mike2012-10-24 04:27:53
Oh, I know. Just saying.


tomPoland2013-01-04 13:52:31
Superman theme is a must be. Powerfull, beautiful, memorable.
And without ostinatos that RCP people over-use.

"No theme" in Batman had some sense, but this is SUPERMAN, American icon.


Hybrid Soldier2013-01-04 14:00:29
What "no theme" in Batman ?

You def ?


I can find PLENTY of themes in Batman.


tomPoland2013-01-04 15:28:54
No Batman theme, lots of minor themes but no direct melody to describe dark knight. There are those two notes, but it's hardly to call it a theme, don't you think?


Mike2013-01-04 20:12:33
Well, Hans considered the two notes to be a theme. Is there a definition of theme you're going by, where these two notes truly don't make the cut?

Le Lombardi from Brazil reply Replies: 5 || 2012-08-14 05:28:44
I can believe that you will not use for just a seconds the theme create by master John Williams. My dear Hans Zimmer it is for just a seconds, the power of this theme is UNIVERSAL and imortal. You know...some themes we will never forget, and stay for the hero, not for the film. ROCKY, STAR WARS, ET, RAMBO, STAR TREK TV, STAR TREK MOVIE, INDIANA JONES, HARRY POTTER, JAWS, TERMINATOR, IMPOSSIBLE MISSION, PLEEEASE MR. ZIMMER use your feelings.

IT IS FOR JUST A FEW SECONDS, THEME FOR SUPERMAN BY JOHN WILLIAMS, JUST FOR A FEW SECONDS, PLEASE.



NTNBaessi2013-01-03 03:55:25
Come on, a score is not a jingle for the character. The theme composed by J. Williams probably will not fit the tone of this new movie. Just get over it and embrace the new...


NTNBaessi2013-01-03 04:01:36
Just watched some videos on Youtube that mix The Dark Knight with the Danny Elfman old score for Batman/Batman Returns. It seems incredibly awkward, does not fitting the movie at all. This is just what could happen if they try to use J. Williams theme in Man of Steel. New franchise, new theme. PLEASE!


Areozz2013-01-03 04:54:44
Hans Zimmer on "The Dark Knight" + Danny Elfman on "Batman"/"Batman Returns" = Hans Zimmer on "Man of Steel"? How the heck does that make any sense? And do you really think that by complaining on an almost official page for RCP will get Hans Zimmer's attention and that he will choose to rework his whole score based solely on some mash-up videos that you saw on YouTube?

fools


Mike2013-01-03 05:06:52
Plus, I believe the score is written already. Wasn't there talk recently of how it was being recorded?


NTNBaessi2013-01-03 05:08:41
Did you actually read what I just wrote? Were did a mention that he should rework his score? I am saying that people should be open to the new sound that he possibly will bring to Man of Steel and not be stuck thinking on Williams score. Le Lombardi from Brazil says that Zimmer should use the classic Superman theme on MOS, which is movie totally different in tone, making the old theme unfitting. And if you use your brain you can clearly make a relation between this situation and what happened with the Batman movies...

Ds reply Replies: 0 || 2012-11-26 14:39:17
The new Man of Steel trailer will premiere in front of The Hobbit on december 14th. Do you think it'll feature brand new music by Zimmer?

Remember the wonderful trailer #3 for The Dark Knight Rises a year ago... :)

B.O DE THE DARK KNIGHT RISES reply Replies: 0 || 2012-07-21 10:13:03
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