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The Amazing Spider-Man 2

An interview with director Marc Webb at Comic-Con divulged that the composer for the completed film will be none other than Hans. This would make it the 2nd time that he has replaced Danny Elfman on a superhero score after Batman. In this instance though, James Horner will not be continuing after scoring the first reboot. As the movie is already in post-production, this would be a case of the score being an obvious afterthought, and a question of what music is already in it being used for - read more -

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HOME VIDEO: Super Man of Steel Expectations: A Deluxe Review

Where does one begin? When it was announced that Hans was to score the new Superman produced by Christopher Nolan, and directed by Zach Snyder, there was much reluctance and trepidation. The last attempt at bringing back Superman by Bryan Singer and long time composing and editing partner John Ottman was met with moderate disappointment. Such is the legacy of Richard Donner and John Williams. Overlooked is the ongoing legacy of Christopher Reeve. In this case, the relationship between Nolan - read more -

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+2: Direct me again

The upcoming Rush (grin), sees an equal record 6th collaboration in what seems to be a now stable relationship between Hans and Ron Howard. The Backdraft director chose John Williams for his follow-up Far and Away. He then embarked on a 2nd long run with James Horner, before rekindling with Hans on The Da Vinci Code. Variety has just reported that Howard is slated to direct the adaptation of Dan Brown’s Dante’s Inferno, and if precedent plays out, 2015 should see a new record 7th - read more -

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TRAILER: Twelve Years a Slave

IMDB has added Hans as composer for the new drama from Steve McQueen featuring regular lead Michael Fassbender in Twelve Years a Slave. This has a huge cast including Brad Pitt and new lead Chiwetel Ejiofor, and being a period US slave drama, should be an interesting project. The movie is due for general release this Christmas in the US but opens on October 18 in limited engagements, and elsewhere from October 31st including Australia and Spain. Hans will be attending the premiere which is - read more -

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