Walt Disney Productions’ modern revisit of the family favorite, The Jungle Book featuring an acclaimed score by John Debney, will be available on Blu-ray and DVD August 30. The Jungle Book marks the fourth feature Debney has scored with director Jon Favreau, following Elf, Iron Man 2 and Zathura. The film score is currently available on Walt Disney Records.
Posted July 20, 2016
John Debney’s first feature score for Fox/Blue Sky’s Ice Age: Collision Course opens everywhere this Friday, July 22, with selected preview screenings on Thursday, July 21. A score album featuring John’s music will be released digitally and on CD by Varese Sarabande Records on July 22. Check out the great review of the score for Ice Age: Collision Course in Below the Line.
Posted July 18, 2016
Check out the new trailer to League of Gods, a new Chinese fantasy film starring Jet Li, featuring a score by John!
Posted July 16, 2016
The Jungle Book is now in theaters! Check out this great review which gives John’s score a shout-out, and an in-depth gallery of photos from the scoring session here. The soundtrack is also now available!
Posted April 15, 2016
John’s music to The Jungle Book is in the news this week. On Monday, The Huffington Post posted an article out this week about John’s life-long dream of scoring the film, and today Variety has a feature online about John’s work on the project. The soundtrack will be released by Walt Disney Records the same day the film opens, next Friday, April 15.
Posted April 6, 2016
John has been tapped to score the new animated feature film for Fox/Blue Sky, Ice Age: Collision Course. The film opens in July, and you can check out the trailer here:
Posted March 28, 2016
John Debney’s critically acclaimed symphony, The Passion Symphony under the direction of John Debney, will have its Poland premiere June 26th in Lodj, Poland. The concert coincides with the 1050th anniversary of Christianity in Poland and the Pope’s first visit to the country. The Passion Symphony has been performed throughout the world including Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Rome, Italy; Cordoba Spain; Prague, Czech Republic; along with performances on NBC’s Today Show and the Late Show.
Posted January 7, 2016
John Debney returns to Disney with his original score to Walt Disney Pictures’ film adaptation of the “The Jungle Book.” The film reunites Debney with Director Jon Faverau. The composer and director previously collaborated on Elf, Iron Man 2 and Zathura. The new reimagining live-action film, The Jungle Book stars Neel Sethi as Mowgli, Bill Murray as Baloo, Scarlett Johansson as Kaa, Ben Kingsley as Bagheera, Lupita Nyongo as Raska and Christopher Walken as King Louie. The film is a combination of live-action and animation. The film tells the classic story of an orphan boy raised in the wild by animals. The Jungle Book will be released on April 15, 2016.
Posted December 16, 2015
John Debney will be a special guest speaker at The Annual NRB International Christian Media Convention and Exposition in Nashville TN which takes place February 23 – 26, 2016. Debney was invited to discuss scoring faith based films including his Oscar nominated, Dove-winning score to The Passion of The Christ and his upcoming film The Young Messiah which opens in March 2016. Excerpts from his films will be shown and discussed. The following day will be the Nashville premiere of his upcoming film, The Young Messiah. The NRB 2016 International Christian Media Convention & Exposition will take place at the Gaylord Resort & Convention Center – Nashville, TN. The conference is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated to assisting those in the field of Christian communications.
Posted December 4, 2015
John Debney is scoring the biblical drama film The Young Messiah. The film, based on the Anne Rice novel “Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt” tells the story of Jesus at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity. Ten years ago, Debney received worldwide recognition for his epic score to the biblical drama, The Passion of The Christ, for which he received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Score. The Young Messiah will be released on March 11, 2016 by Focus Features.
Posted November 4, 2015