Danny Elfman, the person behind the scores for “Batman” and “Edward Scissorhands,” is reteaming with director Tim Burton to compose the theme for Netflix’s “Wednesday.”
Directed by Burton, the live-action, comedic coming-of-age story focuses on Wednesday Addams’ teenage years. Along with composing the theme, Elfman will work on the rating for your complete season of “Wednesday” alongside fellow composer Chris Bacon, who has collaborated with Elfman on previous initiatives.
“Wednesday” will star Jenna Ortega, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzmán, Gwendoline Christie, Hunter Doohan, Percy Hynes White, Pleasure Sunday, Emma Myers, Riki Lindhome, Jamie McShane, Georgie Farmer, Naomi Ogawa and Moosa Mostafa.
The sequence’ logline reads: “The sequence is a sleuthing, supernaturally infused thriller charting Wednesday Addams’ years as a scholar at Nevermore Academy. Wednesday makes an attempt to grasp her rising psychic means, thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorized the native city, and clear up the supernatural thriller that embroiled her mother and father 25 years in the past — all whereas navigating her new and really tangled relationships at Nevermore.”
Elfman has made greater than a dozen movies with Burton. Their collaborations return greater than 30 years, beginning with “Pee-wee’s Massive Journey” in 1985 and together with hits resembling “Batman,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing facility,” “Massive Fish” and “Beetlejuice.” Their most up-to-date collaboration was 2019’s “Dumbo.”
Their collaboration course of has modified little over time, Elfman instructed Selection in 2019. “Tim could have a sentence, or convey a sense, however he wants to listen to music. He’ll have lots to say later after I’m presenting concepts and cues,” Elfman mentioned.