Brad Bird's Musical Movie

Did you forget that The Incredibles and Ratatouille director Brad Bird is working on a live-action/animated hybrid movie musical? Well, we’re here to remind you about it, because the project is still very much in the works, but it’s just in the early stages of development right now with composer Michael Giacchino working closely with the Iron Giant filmmaker.

While making the press rounds for the release of his short film Monster Challenge, composer Michael Giacchino was asked about his collaboration with Brad Bird on the untitled musical. He wasn’t able to reveal much, but you can find out what he had to say below. Read More »

the batman score

Michael Giacchino is set to join the likes of Danny Elfman, Hans Zimmer, Elliot Goldenthal, and more as one of the people who have created music for the Caped Crusader. Giacchino is set to create the soundtrack for Matt Reeves‘s The Batman, and according to the composer, he has free reign to do whatever the heck he wants. We’ve actually already heard some of Giacchino’s score in the camera test Reeves released, and there’s still plenty more to come.

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monster challenge premiere

Two years after Michael Giacchino‘s directorial debut premiered at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Monster Challenge finally stalks online today. The short film, which stars Patton Oswalt playing himself as an unwitting participant of a series of outrageous challenges inspired by Japanese game shows, is available to watch online now.

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Michael Giacchino

Michael Giacchino is returning to compose Jurassic World: Dominion, completing the trilogy that started with his score for 2015’s Jurassic World. According to a new report, the Oscar-winning composer has signed on to score the third film for the revived franchise, after scoring both Jurassic World and its 2018 sequel Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

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Lost vinyl

As we continue to barrel through Peak TV and into a realm of Far Too Much TV, one thing has remained crystal clear: Michael Giacchino‘s score for the ABC drama Lost is the best television score of all time. I’m glad we all agree on this.

To celebrate the show’s 15th anniversary, Mondo is teaming up with Hollywood Records for a Lost vinyl recording of Giacchino’s live performance of the show’s music during a concert in Ireland earlier this year. Get the details below, including the price and which tracks from the series will be included.
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Michael Giacchino

Casting for director Matt Reeves‘ new take on Batman is currently underway. Robert Pattinson has been locked in to star in The Batman for a little while now, but recently Zoe Kravitz was added as Catwoman, and Paul Dano just came on board to play The Riddler. Plus, Jeffrey Wright is also supposed to play Commissioner Gordon. But The Batman is also getting some of the names behind the scenes sorted out as well.

Michael Giacchino, composer of scores for The Incredibles, LOST, Cloverfield, and the rebooted Star Trek franchise, has accepted the task of providing The Batman score for Matt Reeves. Find out more below. Read More »

Far From Home soundtrack

The prolific Michael Giacchino is back with Spider-Man: Far From Home. The talented composer once again lends his talents to creating memorable, energetic music. And, as is his style, all of the tracks have clever, punny names. The first officially released track from Giacchino’s Far From Home soundtrack is now available for your listening pleasure, and it doesn’t disappoint.

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Michael Giacchino

Michael Giacchino is known as one of the best composers working in film and television today, but the prolific musician is beginning to flex some different creative muscles. After making his directing debut last year with a short film, Giacchino will head to the final frontier and direct a Star Trek episode for CBS All Access. Read more about the upcoming Michael Giacchino Star Trek episode below. Read More »

brad bird next project

Brad Bird has successfully made the leap from animated movies to live-action blockbusters and back to animated movies. But there’s one genre, despite often working under the umbrella of Disney, that he hasn’t yet tackled: musicals.

The Incredibles 2 director confirmed that his next project will be something that he’s “deathly afraid of” but that he’s been wanting to make for a long time. The next Brad Bird project is a live-action and animated hybrid musical that will be composed by Michael Giacchino. And before you say Mary Poppins 3, it’s a completely original project.

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