Action | Crime | Thriller
A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin, and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities..
Starring Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman
Directed by Timur Bekmambetov
Produced by Mark Platt
Music by Danny Elfman
Additional music by David Reynolds and Debbie Lurie
Recorded at The Newman Scoring Stage, Los Angeles, CA
Danny Elfman is one of my film scoring heroes, so I was very excited when he hired me in to write additional music for him. The first scene he gave me to work on was the huge action sequence of a run-away train crashing and then dangling off a giant bridge and the subsequent chase as our heroes try to escape by climbing up the dangling train cars before they let loose and plunge to their destruction. Oh yeah, there's also an assassin on board who's trying to kill them at the same time.
After that, Danny asked me to score the iconic red car chase scene, where Angelina Jolie's character lays out on her back on the hood of a speeding Dodge Viper, steers the car through traffic with her foot as she shoots at the bad guy behind her. Awesome!