Michael Giacchino Is Searching For New Types Of Music For ‘The Batman’

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Composer Michael Giacchino revealed he is searching for new types of music to use in The Batman.

Warner Bros. will once again reimagine one of its most iconic heroes with The Batman with Matt Reeves in the director’s chair for the Dark Knight’s latest big-screen outing. Joining the creative team of The Batman is a composer, who has worked with Matt Reeves’ on all of the director’s films since Cloverfield in 2008.

Of course, Michael Giacchino has a lot to live up to considering Batman was already received memorable scores from composers such as Danny Elfman, Hans Zimmer, and Shirley Walker. Fortunately, it appears Michael Giacchino is hard at work trying to ensure his score for The Batman will stand out. During an interview on Preston & Steve’s Fun Size Podcast, Michael Giacchino noted that he is turning to Eastern music along with other genres to find new types of instruments to incorporate into his score for The Batman:

“I’m actually kind of in the middle of that right now. I’m trying to figure out some things for Batman. And while I do have the theme written and we actually have recorded a version of the suite and everything so that Matt can have it while he’s working and he can have it on set. The bones are there, but I still feel like there’s still one little thing missing, and it’s exactly something like that. I haven’t quite found it yet. But, I will.”

Are you excited to hear what Michael Giacchino has planned for The Batman? Do you think Michael Giacchino’s search for unique instruments is a good plan? Can Michael Giacchino live up to his predecessors? Are you a fan of Michael Giacchino’s work? Let us know your thoughts on Michael Giacchino below!

Full plot details on The Batman are currently under wraps, though the film will center around a younger Bruce Wayne and feature a Rogues’ Gallery of villains that includes Catwoman, The Penguin, and The Riddler. The Matt Reeves film will follow Batman during his formative years as Gotham City’s protector and will make use of the Dark Knight’s detective skills to a greater extent than previous DC films. It is expected to be the first chapter in a new trilogy from Warner Bros. with Robert Pattinson as Batman.

Directed by Matt Reeves from a script he co-wrote with Mattson Tomlin, The Batman stars Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as the Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner James Gordon, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson, Jayme Lawson as Bella Reál, with Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, and Colin Farrell as the Penguin.

The Batman will be released in theaters on June 25, 2021.

Source: Preston & Steve’s Fun Size Podcast

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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