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Hans Zimmer Sued Over 12 Years A Slave Song

Legendary film composer Hans Zimmer has been slapped with legal action amid allegations he copied the theme tune for Oscar-winning movie 12 Years A Slave from Tv hit Desperate Housewives.Richard Friedman claims he penned To...

Hans Zimmer Dedicates London Performance To Heath Ledger

Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer dedicated a performance of his The Dark Knight theme tune to the movie's late star Heath Ledger.The German musician played a concert in London on Friday (10Oct14), reviving his iconic movie...

Hans Zimmer Won't Reveal Interstellar Secrets

Hans Zimmer and Christopher Nolan won't reveal any details about 'Interstellar' before it is released because they want audiences to be shocked by what they see.The composer has created the score for the highly-anticipated sci-fi...

Hans Zimmer Working With Johnny Marr On New Album

Composer Hans Zimmer is working with Johnny Marr on his next album.The Oscar-winning musician has previously collaborated with the ex-Smiths star on the scores for the movies 'Inception' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' and now...

Lord Of The Rings Tops Poll Of Movie Scores

'The Lord of the Rings' has topped a poll of the nation's favourite movie score.The soundtrack, which was created by Howard Shore, overcame stiff competition from the likes of John Williams' 'Star Wars' theme and...

Christopher Nolan Kept Interstellar Plot Secret From Composer

Director Christopher Nolan was so secretive about the plot to his upcoming blockbuster Interstellar that he asked composer Hans Zimmer to write the score without knowing anything about the film.The Inception moviemaker is fiercely protective...

Pharrell, Alicia Keys And Kendrick Collaborate

Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar have collaborated on a new song.The 'Happy' hitmaker has produced a new track, 'It's On Again', which features Alicia and Kendrick and will appear on the soundtrack for...

Johnny Marr And Dave Stewart Join Hans Zimmer's Spider-man Supergroup

Composer Hans Zimmer and director Marc Webb have formed a supergroup to help them score The Amazing Spider-Man sequel.Pharrell Williams recently revealed he is working with Zimmer on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and now it...

Hans Zimmer To Be Joined By Pharrell For Spider-man Sequel

Movie composer Hans Zimmer has a new sidekick as he tackles The Amazing Spider-Man sequel - hitmaker Pharrell Williams.The odd couple teamed up for the Man of Steel blockbuster when Zimmer asked Williams to be...

Hans Zimmer Is A Double Winner At Classic Brit Awards

Oscar-winning German composer Hans Zimmer was the toast of the classical music crowd on Wednesday (02Oct13) when he walked away with two top trophies at the Classic Brit awards.Zimmer, who has scored the music for...

Hans Zimmer: Ben Affleck 'Great Choice' For Batman

Hans Zimmer approves of Ben Affleck as the new Batman in the upcoming 'Man of Steel' sequel.The legendary music composer - who provided the score to Christopher Nolan's 'Dark Knight' trilogy, as well as the...

Hans Zimmer To Be Feted At Classic Brit Awards

Oscar-winning German composer Hans Zimmer is to be honoured for his contribution to music at this year's (13) Classic Brit awards.Zimmer has scored the music for films including Gladiator and The Lion King, for which...

Hans Zimmer (Unsurprisingly) Chosen To Score Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'

Han Zimmer and Christopher Nolan seem to go together like Steven Spielberg and John Williams or Tim Burton and Danny Elfman nowadays, with the director and film score-writer hooking up yet again for Nolan's next...

Hams Zimmer Records 'Aurora' Tribute For Dark Knight Rises Shooting Victims

Hans Zimmer, the composer for each of the Christopher Nolan-directed Batman films, has recorded a tribute song for the victims of the 'Batman' shootings that took place in Colorado last week.The Oscar winning composer has...

Hans Zimmer Dedicates New Song To Colorado Shooting Victims

The Dark Knight Rises composer Hans Zimmer has released a new song to raise funds for the victims of last week's (begs16Jul12) Colorado cinema massacre.The Oscar-winning maestro created the score for the film, which was...

Batman Composer Hans Zimmer Devastated By News Of Cinema Massacre

Movie composer Hans Zimmer has been left "devastated" by the Colorado cinema massacre, revealing the tragedy has wrecked what should have been a weekend of celebration for himself and the cast and crew of The...

'The Dark Knight Rises' Soundtrack: What Does It Tell Us?

Getting excited for 'The Dark Knight Rises' yet? You should be, if the soundtrack is anything to go by we're possibly looking at a film even darker and foreboding than 'The Dark Knight' in 2008...

Hans Zimmer Releases All-star Oscars Album

Film composer Hans Zimmer and Pharrell Williams have turned their Oscars night collaboration into a new classical album, featuring jazz singer Esperanza Spalding, Giorgio Moroder and Oscar-winner A.R. Rahman.Zimmer brought together a group of maestros...

Oscar Music Consultants Pharrell Williams, Hans Zimmer To Join Academy Awards Telecast

Oscars Music Consultants Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer will be working alongside the Academy Awards team this year for the telecast. It will be the first time that both the Oscars Music Consultants Pharrell Williams...

Hans Zimmer & Pharrell Williams To Provide Oscars Music

Celebrated movie composer Hans Zimmer and hip-hop star Pharrell Williams have signed on as music consultants for the 2012 Oscars.The Oscar-winner and the Grammy-winner have been invited to join the Academy Awards creative team by...

Goldfrapp To Influence Dark Knight Rises Score?

'The Dark Knight Rises' will have a Goldfrapp-inspired scoreHans Zimmer - who is creating the sound for the forthcoming Christopher Nolan-directed Batman movie - confirms he has already begun work on the film and has...

Petition Calls For Overturning Iranian Director's Sentence

Amnesty International on Wednesday headed a delegation to the Iran Mission to the United Nations that delivered a petition signed by more than 20,000 people calling for the reversal of the sentence meted out to...

Johnny Marr Preparing New Healers Album

Johnny Marr will release a new album with The Healers next year.The ex-The Smiths guitarist is working on new songs under the band name - the closest thing he has to a solo project, as...

Johnny Marr Leaves The Cribs

Johnny Marr has left The Cribs.The guitar legend - most famous as a member of The Smiths - has left the group ahead of this summer's live shows so he can concentrate on his solo...

Zimmer Outraged By Nolan's Oscars Snub

Movie composer HANS ZIMMER has criticised Academy Awards bosses for failing to nominate CHRISTOPHER NOLAN in the Best Director category for his hit movie INCEPTION, insisting he "cannot believe" the snub.The filmmaker received an Oscar...

Zimmer To Unveil Walk Of Fame Star

Movie composer HANS ZIMMER is to be honoured with the 2,426th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The Oscar winner behind the music for movies like Rain Man, Gladiator, The Lion King, As Good As...

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