Friday, August 17, 2007

Tyler Bates Interview

From (via Composer Tyler Bates scored '300' for Zack Snyder. He's since been invited to work on 'Watchmen' with the director as well. In an extensive interview with, Bates talks about his process, his films and what he has in store for the controversial comic book adaptation:

You can't talk about the modern horror movie without discussing the remakes, and while there have been many dogs, one of the remakes that still stands up three years later is Zack Snyder's Dawn of the Dead. Before you start up on the tired fast-vs-slow zombies debate, that's not what we're here to talk about. No, this is about the musician who composed the film's score, Tyler Bates, who has been making waves in Hollywood after a number of breakout hit movies. Soon after doing the score for Dawn, Bates was working with Rob Zombie on his 2005 sequel The Devil's Rejects and with Dawn writer James Gunn on his directorial debut Slither, placing Bates firmly among the pantheon of modern horror movie composers. [More]

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