Hans Zimmer

‘Batman vs. Superman’ Composer Hans Zimmer Retiring From Superhero Movies

by Mike Sampson March 30, 2016 @ 9:50 AM
Warner Bros.
Hans Zimmer has composed the scores for all three of Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies, Man of Steel, Amazing Spider-Man 2 and now Batman vs. Superman, but the Oscar winner now says after his most recent superhero movie will officially be his last.

‘Batman vs. Superman’ Reveals New Wonder Woman Image, Full Score Now Available

by Britt Hayes March 18, 2016 @ 6:32 PM
Warner Bros.
In just one week we’ll finally get to see who will win in the fight between the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel, when Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters. But you don’t have to wait that long to get a new look at Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman, which you can gaze upon while you listen to Hans Zimmer and Junkie XL’s complete score for Zack Snyder’s DC superhero epic.

Listen to the New Batman Theme From ‘Batman vs. Superman’

by ScreenCrush Staff February 5, 2016 @ 8:53 AM
Warner Bros.
Over the years, Batman has had some highly iconic themes. From the opening song of the classic 1960s ABC series to Danny Elfman’s instantly recognizable theme from the Tim Burton films, the many Batman adaptations have always included memorable music. With Batman vs. Superman fast approaching, we’re about to get a new addition from composer Junkie XL, who partnered with composer Hans Zimmer for the film’s score. Today, you can listen to the new Batman theme from Batman vs. Superman and see how it stacks up against some of the old classics.

Preview the ‘Batman v Superman’ Score and Full Soundtrack Details

by Britt Hayes January 16, 2016 @ 12:33 PM
Warner Bros.
One of the cooler things Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has going for it is the involvement of composer Hans Zimmer, who previously scored Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, which should lend a bit of dark, orchestral familiarity to Snyder’s film. To keep things a bit fresh, Zimmer has collaborated with Junkie XL (the maestro behind Mad Max: Fury Road) on the upcoming superhero epic, and you can listen to the first track from the film right now.

Hans Zimmer Will Return For 'Batman vs. Superman' Score With Help From Junkie XL

by Jacob Hall November 4, 2014 @ 10:46 AM
Warner Bros.
Even the most passionate critics of 'Man of Steel' tend to agree that Hans Zimmer's bombastic and emotional score is a highlight of the film, so it wasn't surprising at all when he was invited back to score 'Batman vs. Superman.' What is surprising is how he's choosing to go about it. In keeping with the confrontational aspect of the film, Zimmer will provide all of Superman's music and another composer will provide the score for the Caped Crusader.

'Batman Evolution' Is an Epic Journey Through the Dark Knight's Symphonic History

by Nick Romano September 30, 2014 @ 3:05 PM
Have you ever heard of ThePianoGuys? It's a group made up of a videographer (Paul Anderson), a studio engineer/songwriter (Al Van Der Beek), a pianist (Jon Schmidt) and a cellist (Steve Sharp Nelson) who create some pretty cool music videos. And their latest is one for movie buffs: 'Batman Evolution,' a journey through some of the most recognized Batman movie and TV show soundtracks as arranged for piano and cello.

'Transformers 4' Trailer From 'The Voice' Adds (Imagine) Dragons to the Mix

by Nick Romano May 13, 2014 @ 8:45 AM
Paramount Pictures
During last night's episode of 'The Voice,' fans were offered a special treat -- a brief new 'Transformers 4' trailer, in advance of the full-length one dropping in just two days time, premiered with some exciting new footage and some Dragons of its own.

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2': Pharrell Is Composing the Score With Hans Zimmer?

by Nick Romano October 28, 2013 @ 10:14 AM
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Hans Zimmer, who composed such movie scores as 'Man of Steel' and Christopher Nolan's 'Dark Knight' trilogy, is next tackling 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' picking up after James Horner's work on the first Marc Webb-directed installment. But Zimmer is apparently not alone. Rapper Pharrell Williams, who has a scoring credit on 'Despicable Me 2,' has teamed up with the famous composer to tackle Spidey.

'The Dark Knight Rises' Composer Writes Song for Aurora Victims

by Jacob Hall July 28, 2012 @ 2:30 PM
Karl Gehring, Denver Post
The nation and the entertainment industry have spent the past week reeling from the tragic events in Aurora, Colorado. However, there has been no shortage of goodwill from many involved. Warner Bros. donated a sizable sum to the victims of the shooting, director Christopher Nolan issued a formal statement and Christian Bale himself stopped by to visit those recuperating. Now, composter Hans Zimmer, who created the music for all three of Nolan's Batman movies, has created a new composition to honor those affected, with all proceeds going to support the the wounded and the families of the deceased.

Hans Zimmer to Score 'Man of Steel'

by Damon Houx June 18, 2012 @ 7:20 PM
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DC hasn't had as much luck with movies outsider of Christopher Nolan's Batman movies of late, so it's no surprise that for 'Man of Steel' they've tried to make it as Nolan-y as possible. The 'Dark Knight Rises' director is not only responsible for 'Steel's story and is its producer, his Batman composer Hans Zimmer is now attached to score the film.