“Logan”: Martinez Out, Beltrami In

Marco Beltrami, WWZ, Abbey Road, London April 2013

Director James Mangold confirmed on Twitter that veteran composer Marco Beltrami is currently scoring the upcoming Wolverine sequel Logan. The film starring Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart as the main protagonists follows an an aging Wolverine and Professor X who must protect a young female clone of Wolverine from an evil organization led by Nathanial Essex. The movie will be released on March 3, 2017 by 20th Century Fox.

No word yet on whether any music composed by Cliff Martinez who was originally hired to score the movie will be featured in the film. Beltrami previously provided music for Mangold’s 2013 The Wolverine film and also worked with the director on the critically-praised Western Drama 3:10 to Yuma, which earned him his first Academy Award nomination ever.

Source: Film Music Reporter

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