Hans Zimmer, Benjamin Wallfisch Involved With ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Score

Blade Runner 2049 Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer will be scoring the upcoming Blade Runner 2049 along with composer Benjamin Wallfisch and previously announced composer Johann Johannsson.

In an interview with Studio Cine Live, director Denis Villeneuve clarified the inclusion of Zimmer and Wallfisch:

“Johann Johannsson of Iceland composes the main theme as planned. However, given the scale of the task, Benjamin Wallfisch and Hans Zimmer joined the team to help Johann. It’s hard to get to Vangelis’ angle. We have Johann’s breathtaking atmospheric sounds, but I needed other things, and Hans helped us.”

Denis and Johann have collaborated previously on Prisoners, Sicario, and Arrival, so it seems like this is quite a shakeup for the duo. However, it appears that Hans will simply help out with the score and add his own distinctive taste to the music.

Personally, as much as I love Zimmer, I feel like he’s the wrong choice for the film, mostly due to his loud and bombastic nature. While Blade Runner is a blockbuster film, it’s much more somber and eerie, which allows for Johann’s subdued tone to shine through.

Blade Runner 2049 will show audiences things they won’t believe on October 6, 2017. Its cast includes Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Hiam Abbass, Barkhad Abdi, Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista, David Dastmalchian, Mackenzie Davis, Sylvia Hoeks, Lennie James, Carla Juri, Jared Leto, Edward James Olmos, and Robin Wright.

Source: Studio Cine Live (via Reddit)

Ranking The Biggest Comic-Con 2017 Movie Trailers, Worst To Best

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Comic-Con MoviesThis past weekend, legions upon legions of fans descended upon San Diego for Comic-Con. What started way back in 1970 by fans of reading and collecting comics has now become an international celebration of pretty much everything under the sun and a pop culture phenomenon.

It’s also the chance for many major films and television shows to have their cast meet the fans and showcase what’s to come in the near future from their products. This year was no different as we got to see a wide range of trailers for upcoming movies, among other things. Many of these trailers were hits with fans and continue to generate excitement, but some were better than others.

Here are this year’s major Comic-Con movie trailers, ranked worst to best. Click Next to take a look.

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Aahil Dayani

Aahil Dayani

Aahil Dayani is a writer and film enthusiast from Toronto, Ontario. When he isn't writing about movies, he pretends to watch them.

  • gooched

    You must be only a casual listener to Hans stuff. A lot of what he does is inspired by Vangelis. He can do atmospheric and somber…just listen to his most recent score.