Scoreheads Presents James Newton Howard discussing his Music for 'The Hunger Games', his new Album 'Night After Night' & More!

Episode 24,   Dec 03, 2023, 09:29 PM

Jon Brown & Sean Wilson return to speak with the iconic James Newton Howard, a Composer that has scored some of the lads' most treasured films growing up and is legendary in his pursuit of creating beautiful themes, thrilling motif’s and magnificent melodies across some of the biggest blockbusters of the last few decades, a number of phenomenal franchises and has done exemplary work on Television too.

His profile includes writing scores for such huge films as 'Pretty Woman', 'The Prince Of Tides', 'Glengarry Glen Ross', 'The Fugitive', 'Wyatt Earp', 'Waterworld', 'Space Jam', 'My Best Friend's Wedding', Disney's 'Treasure Planet', 'Collateral', 'Batman Begins' (with Hans Zimmer), 'King Kong', 'Blood Diamond', 'Michael Clayton', 'I Am Legend', 'The Dark Knight' (with Hans Zimmer), 'Nightcrawler', the 'Fantastic Beasts' films, 'The Hunger Games' movies, Disney's 'Raya and the Last Dragon', 'News Of The World', Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' & many more!

Recently he released an all new album of work featured in the latest exciting prequel in 'The Hunger Games' film franchise - 'The Ballad Of Songbirds & Snakes' and a stunning collection of specially recorded tracks on his album 'Night After Night' which celebrates his scores for famed film director M. Night Shyamalan, including music from James' amazing scores to 'The Sixth Sense', 'The Village' and 'Signs' among many others.

Sean and Jon caught up with James to discuss his latest projects, his life, his career to date and what comes next...

Written, Presented & Recorded By: Jon Brown & Sean Wilson
Interview:  Sean Wilson & Jon Brown
Edited & Mixed By: Jon Brown
Logo Design: Mason Jordan
Cover Art Design: Jon Brown 
Cover Imaging Copyright: James Newton Howard, Sony Classical Records, Lionsgate
Executive Producers: Jon Brown, Paul Marsh & Sean Wilson
Distributed By: Michael Marsh Productions

Special Thanks: James Newton Howard, Pamela Sollie, Karen Pitchford, Sean Wilson, Lily Parke, Paul Marsh, Sony Classical Records, Lionsgate, Cameo Productions, Vue Cinemas Gunwharf Quays, Watershed Bristol and Miles, Ian, Darren, Harrison and all at Express FM Studios.

See you at the nearest Atoll Mariners!