Danny Elfman, I speak your name. One thing missing from many of the superhero films these days is a definitive theme. We got two for Superman from John Williams and Hans Zimmer. We also got a memorable theme for the first Avengers from Alan Silvestri . Even The Incredibles has Michael Giacchino and his bombastic theme.
But Danny Elfman. He gave us Batman’s theme. Fanboys and girls can hum this 25-year-old theme on command. And he gave us the theme to Batman The Animated Series. And Sam Raimi’s Spider-man. Thank Zeus, he is now scoring Justice League.
Entertainment Weekly got a hold of one of Elfman’s tracks for Justice League and it is everything you would expect and hope for. Titled, Hero’s Theme, this third track starts quietly powerful and builds into something that is rousing, inspiring and quite simply makes me smile. Enough build-up. Take a listen below!
In addition to Elfman’s score the full Justice League soundtrack also contains The White Stripes’ “Icky Thump,” Sigrid’s “Everybody Knows,” and a cover of The Beatles’ “Come Together” by Gary Clark Jr. and Junkie XL.
Some of the tracks below also allow us to speculate where the plot of the film is going. “A New Hope,” for instance, could indicate the return of Superman or it could hint at the official formation of the League. We just can assume it won’t be Luke Skywalker joining the six. Check out the titles below and see what you think.
Justice League soundtrack
“Everybody Knows” — Sigrid
The Justice League Theme — Logos
Batman on the Roof
Wonder Woman Rescue
The Story of Steppenwolf
The Amazon Mother Box
Cyborg Meets Diana
Aquaman in Atlantis
Then There Were Three
The Tunnel Fight
The World Needs Superman
Spark of The Flash
Friends and Foes
Justice League United
Bruce and Diana
The Final Battle
A New Hope
“Come Together” — Gary Clark Jr. and Junkie XL
“Icky Thump” — The White Stripes
The Tunnel Fight (Full Length Bonus Track)
The Final Battle (Full Length Bonus Track)
Mother Russia (Bonus Track)
The Justice League soundtrack will be released digitally Nov. 10, ahead of the film’s Nov. 17 release. According to Entertainment Weekly, a two-CD edition will follow on Dec. 8, and a vinyl edition will be available Feb. 9, 2018.
The film stars Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Ezra Miller as Barry Allen/The Flash, Ray Fisher as Victor Stone/Cyborg, Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Ciaran Hinds as Steppenwolf, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Amber Heard as Mera, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, J.K. Simmons as Commissioner James Gordon, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Connie Nielsen as Queen Hippolyta and Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko.
Source: Entertainment Weekly
10 Characters Who Should Appear In The ‘Nightwing’ Movie
So Michael Cera’s appearance as Dick Grayson in The LEGO Batman Movie wasn’t enough for all you Nightwing fans, huh? Well, Warner Bros. is listening and has decided to give Heroic Hollywood’s number one sidekick his own movie. The LEGO Batman Movie helmer Chris McKay has been named the director of a Nightwing movie no one saw coming. Nightwing’s place in the DC Extended Universe is up in the air. How long ago did he quit being Robin? Are he and Batman speaking right now? Why wasn’t he mentioned in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?
While the movie will likely answer all those questions, I expect it will also serve as an introduction to a different corner of the Batman universe. Batman might be in it for a scene or two, but the movie will need a supporting cast to help Nightwing appear as the kickass, sociable character he is. Bruce Wayne has got the brooding down, but former circus performer Dick Grayson knows how to have fun in a way his mentor doesn’t.
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