Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse composer Daniel Pemberton has been tapped to compose the score for the new DC Extended Universe film Birds of Prey.
The Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse composer confirmed his involvement with Birds of Prey on his official Twitter profile:
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— Daniel Pemberton (@DANIELPEMBERTON) September 30, 2019
Along with his work on the Academy Award-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Pemberton’s scoring credits include The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Steve Jobs, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Molly’s Game, All the Money in the World, Ocean’s 8 and Yesterday. He also scored Edward Norton’s upcoming Motherless Brooklyn.
Based on Pemberton’s score for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse as well as the rest of his work as a composer, do you think he makes a good fit for Birds of Prey? Are there elements from his score for that Spider-Man film that may play into Birds of Prey’s score? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news regarding Birds of Prey, Spider-Man and more!
Full details on the Birds of Prey plot are currently unknown, though the film is said to center on Huntress, Black Canary, and Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn joining forces to protect Cassandra Cain when she comes into the possession of a diamond belonging to a criminal kingpin known as Black Mask.
Directed by Cathy Yan from a script penned by Bumblebee writer Christina Hodson, Warner Bros.’ Birds of Prey stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Ella Jay Basco as Cassandra Cain, Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya, Chris Messina as Victor Zsasz, Ewan, McGregor as Black Mask, and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn. Ali Wong, Robert Catrini, and Michael Masini have also been cast in undisclosed roles.
Birds of Prey will be released in theaters on February 7, 2020.
Source: Film Music Reporter
DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters
Along with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.
In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.
You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".
Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.
Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.
Here is the synopsis for the show:
“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”
Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.