Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Geoff Zanelli

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WARNING: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS HEAVY PLOT SPOILERS!

Jack Sparrow’s back – sorry, did I just say Jack Sparrow? Of course, I was talking about the one and only Captain Jack Sparrow. Once again, he finds himself in a considerably hopeless situation: Having lost his mojo and being hunted by ghost captain Armando Salazar whom he once tricked, Johnny Depp’s alter ego, eccentric as always, desperately needs to find the legendary Trident of Poseidon, which bestows control over the seas, in order to prevent any further misadventures. Continue reading

Geoff Zanelli Scoring “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”

Geoff Zanelli officially confirmed via Facebook that he’s providing the music for Jack Sparrow’s fifth adventure, slated for release in May 2017.

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It’ll be the first movie in the series without Hans Zimmer – who previously scored every movie of the franchise – being involved in the musical process. However, Zanelli is no stranger to the pirate’s world, he’s already written additional music for the first four entries in the series. With his exhilarating arrangement of the “William Tell Ouverture” featured in “Lone Ranger” (score by Hans Zimmer), he has proven that he is clearly capable of writing dynamic action music for Hollywood’s greatest blockbusters.

Personally, I am intrigued to see and hear what he is coming up with; it would be great if he is given the chance to write a really melodic and orchestral action score.

Source: http://variety.com/2016/film/news/pirates-of-the-caribbean-composer-geoff-zanelli-1201838412/