With an established relationship to Austin [Stark, the director], this time both had much more time and got into the real scoring process about five months before the movie was released as that was the time when both received a cut of the movie they could work with. Even though the edit of the film changed during the past months it was plenty of time to “try all different kinds of things with the score.” –SoundtracksandTrailerMusic.com
Taylor Newton Stewart Andy Grush, known as the composing team The Newton Brothers, recently chatted with SoundtracksandTrailerMusic.com about their film scoring approach to The Runner, starring Nicolas Cage, Sarah Paulson, Connie Nielsen, Wendell Pierce, Bryan Batt and Peter Fonda. From working with composer veterans like Danny Elfman and John Debney, to cultivating long-term relationships with directors, The Newton Brothers talk about loving the knowledge they gain from talking to directors and how their individual approaches to music form a great synergy. Read the full interview at SoundtracksandTrailerMusic.com.
The Runner (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is out on September 25 on Lakeshore Records. Preview the album below! Paper Street Films and Back Lot Pictures present THE RUNNER currently in select theaters (find a theater), on iTunes and On Demand.