Courtesy of the Arts & Entertainment section of Examiner.com
, we have confirmation that composer Steve Jablonsky will be returning to score Michael Bay's Transformers: Age of Extinction. Jablonsky has just come from working on Ender's Game, and has worked with other major movie soundtracks, such as Bay's The Island and Armaggedon, as well as collaborating with Hans Zimmer on Pearl Harbor and Pirates of the Caribbean. Take a look at some interview snippets with Examiner below, and read the whole piece here
For this very special interview, Steve and I candidly talk about his involvement with "Ender's Game", the recent release of the soundtrack album, Transformers and Pain & Gain, working with Michael Bay and Gavin Hood and Steve's favorite composers and films of all time. So sit back and enjoy the ride!
Let’s touch on “Transformers” for a minute. You composed the music for the original trilogy of films that really showcased you as a terrific action composer and I really do love the original score very much. What exactly happened with your soundtrack releases for the series?
SJ: That's a big question. I'll just say that these huge summer blockbusters are intense and complex. I personally am so focused on completing the score and making the movie as good as I possibly can, sometimes the soundtrack process gets delayed, which is basically what happened with the first "Transformers." But it was a good learning experience, I try now to start thinking about the album as soon as I can.
Of course, “Transformers 4” is coming. Will you be returning to the series?
SJ: Yes. Very much looking forward to it.
Do you have an idea of what you want to do musically with this reboot?
SJ: Not yet. I need to see more and discuss ideas with Michael. He is still shooting but we will be meeting soon.