Thomas Newman Scoring 23rd Bond Film ‘Skyfall’ for Sam Mendes

Always Bet On Bond. Word is that Skyfall, the 23rd Bond film currently in production, may have found its composer as well. Bond fansite MI6 HQ is reporting that Oscar nominated Australian composer Thomas Newman (of The Help, The Adjustment Bureau and The Debt recently) will be scoring Skyfall for director Sam Mendes and EON Productions. Mendes & Newman are regular collaborators, with a history including scoring Mendes’ films American Beauty, Road to Perdition, Jarhead and Revolutionary Road previously. As always, the more news I hear about Skyfall, the more excited I get. 2012 is the year he’ll finally be back! Thomas Newman is an experienced composer who’s been around for a while, working with Mendes back in 1999 on American Beauty. He even scored The Shawshank Redemption and Meet Joe Black, but really rose to prominence in recent years with Finding Nemo, Wall-E, Little Children, The Good German and Brothers. …

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