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Reservoir Acquires Composer Henry Jackman’s Film Score Catalog

Reservoir Media has acquired the rights to the catalog of film score composer Henry Jackman. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it includes the rights to Jackman’s entire catalog, with scores for Hollywood tentpoles like the Captain America franchise, Wreck-It Ralph and Jumanji. “Thanks to this unique and forward-looking collaboration with Reservoir, I […]

How ‘Dune’ Composer Hans Zimmer Invented “Instruments and Sounds You Never Heard of” for Denis Villeneuve’s Epic

Hans Zimmer, the iconic composer who can count scores for films like The Lion King (for which he won an Oscar in 1995), Gladiator, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, the Dark Knight trilogy and Interstellar to his credit, just received his 12th Academy Award nomination, for Dune. The German native, however, calls this nomination […]

Diane Warren, Nicholas Britell and Jonny Greenwood Lead Society of Composers & Lyricists Nominations

Composers Nicholas Britell and Jonny Greenwood and songwriter Diane Warren are among the multiple nominees for the third annual Society of Composers & Lyricists Awards, to be held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 1. Britell, known for his collaborations with writer-director Barry Jenkins, is nominated for his score in the […]

‘Ennio’: Film Review | Venice 2021

Filmmaker Giuseppe Tornatore assesses the career of his late collaborator, the renowned movie composer Ennio Morricone.

Hans Zimmer Composed a Second Original Score for ‘Dune’

Warner Bros. and Legendary’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science-fiction epic Dune will get two scores from Hans Zimmer thanks to the film’s behind-the-scenes companion book. The soundtrack marks the first time the celebrated composer — who has worked on more than a hundred film scores — has written original music for a book. Zimmer’s second album […]

Chinese Pop Music Superstar JJ Lin Signs With UTA (Exclusive)

The Singaporean mega-artist has reached over 121 billion streams worldwide on online music platforms.

“Practice Joy”: New Year’s Resolutions From Kerry Washington, Rachel Brosnahan and More

Stars share their New Year's resolutions for 2021, from Kerry Washington, who wants to "practice joy" as "an act of resistance" to Rachel Brosnahan, who vows to answer text messages "in a timely fashion"

‘Wonder Woman 1984’: Film Review

Gal Gadot and, yes, Chris Pine return in 'Wonder Woman 1984,' Patty Jenkins' sequel to the 2017 hit about the Amazonian warrior princess, this time facing Pedro Pascal and Kristen Wiig as adversaries.

Hans Zimmer and David Fleming on Scoring ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Under Lockdown (and After Zimmer Caught COVID-19)

Composers Hans Zimmer and David Fleming on creating the score to Ron Howard's Netflix drama 'Hillbilly Elegy,' starring Glenn Close and Amy Adams, based on J.D. Vance's best-selling autobiography. 

Hans Zimmer Will Score the Next James Bond Film

Hans Zimmer has taken over as the composer for the next James Bond film 'No Time to Die,' Billboard can confirm.

Hans Zimmer Named Recipient of Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award at Hollywood in Vienna

The gala, which will be broadcast in more than 35 countries, will include performances of some of Zimmer’s more memorable film compositions with new orchestral arrangements written by the Academy Award winner.

Hans Zimmer on Capturing the Intensity of ‘Dunkirk’ in a 90-Minute Score

"I'd be in the studio all day writing, I'd go home, fall asleep and dream about it," says the 11-time Oscar nominee of scoring Christopher Nolan's World War II epic.