Hans Zimmer Will Score Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel

The man who brought you the blockbuster scores for Pirates of the Caribbean and Inception will tackle Superman next.

William Bibbianiby William Bibbiani


Two years ago, Hans Zimmer said he was not going to compose the score for Zack Snyder's Man of Steel. He equated rewriting John Williams's iconic score for Superman: The Movie with "rewriting Beethoven's ninth" and we couldn't really blame him for that. Well, he's changed his mind. Variety now reports that the Academy Award-winning composer of The Lion King will take over the scoring duties for the upcoming Superman reboot. Which, you know, seems like kind of a "duh" to us. He's the composer du jour for epic action movies.

We realize that not everyone pays attention to movie composers, but whether he's a household name to you or not, you are intimately familiar with Zimmer's compositions. Here's a small sampling:

CraveOnline will be back with more Man of Steel news after we give Kandor a good polishing.