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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...

Listen To Inception, Composer Urges

There's more than meets the eye in Christopher Nolan's Inception (as if that weren't enough). Now, a short YouTube video has gone viral prodding moviegoers who return to the theater to pay attention with their...

Marr & Zimmer To Perform For Dicaprio At Premiere Party

Former THE SMITHS star JOHNNY MARR and legendary film composer HANS ZIMMER are teaming up to perform at the Los Angeles premiere of LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's new movie INCEPTION.The odd couple will perform a special concert...

Muse's Modern Symphony

Muse's symphony sounds like a "very contemporary film soundtrack".The trio end their new album 'The Resistance' with a three-part classical overture entitled 'Exogenesis' and say they felt confident about the unusual piece because of their...

Academy Reverses Decision On Dark Knight Score

The orchestral score for The Dark Knight could again be nominated for an Oscar, after the Academy reversed a decision declaring it ineligible.The Music Branch Executive Committee of the Academy ruled on November 10th that...

By on 09 December 2008

Zimmer Considered Scrapping Batman Score After Ledger's Death

Revered movie composer HANS ZIMMER was so devastated about the death of pal HEATH LEDGER he considered scrapping his score for the new BATMAN film and starting all over again. Zimmer feared the music for...

Gladiator Composer Faces Copyright Battle

GLADIATOR composer HANS ZIMMER is being sued by the Holst Foundation over claims the film's Oscar-nominated score is a copy of the late GUSTAV HOLST's famous PLANET SUITE. If the foundation win their claim for...

Musical Duo Team Up For Batman

Award-winning composers HANS ZIMMER and JAMES NEWTON HOWARD have teamed up to pen the score for the upcoming new BATMAN movie. The music men decided to work together on the new CHRISTOPHER NOLAN film...

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