- Category: Coming Soon
- Published: Sunday, 11 December 2011 23:24
Alan Menken will be scoring the music to Tarsem Singh's Snow White project MIRROR MIRROR. The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin composer seems like a great fit for the reimagining of the classic Snow White fairy tale.
Alan Menken, an Oscar®-winning composer is has won more Oscar® statuettes than any other living person with eight wins. Alan is best known for his work on numerous Walt Disney films, especially some of the most popular family-friendly films in entertainment. Menken has 34 awards and 33 nominations accredited to his name since he began his career and has written songs and scores for some of the world’s most beloved films including: Beauty and the Beast (two Oscar® wins), The Little Mermaid (two Oscar® wins), Aladdin (two Oscar® wins), Enchanted (three Oscar® nominations), Pocahontas (two Oscar® wins), Hercules (Oscar®-nominee), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Oscar®-nominee), Little Shop of Horrors (Oscar®-nominee), Newsies, and Tangled (Oscar®-nominee). Menken currently has the Tony®-nominated stage musical Sister Act on Broadway with the stage adaptation of Newsies opening on Broadway this spring.
MIRROR MIRROR stars Oscar®-winner Julia Roberts, Lily Collins (The Blind Side), Armie Hammer (The Social Network), Nathan Lane (The Bird Cage), and Sean Bean (HBO’s Game of Thrones). Rounding out the cast are: Mare Winningham (Brothers) as Baker Margaret, Michael Lerner (Elf) as Baron and Mark Povinelli (Water for Elephants), Jordan Prentice (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle), Danny Woodburn (Watchmen), Sebastian Saraceno (Bedtime Stories), Ronald Lee Clark (Epic Movie), Martin Klebba (Pirates of The Caribbean) and Joey Gnoffo (The Benchwarmers) as the Seven Dwarfs. Written by Melisa Wallack and Jason Keller.
MIRROR MIRROR portrays the untold stories of the family classic Snow White in a magical tale of an exiled princess (Collins) who enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright as an evil Queen (Roberts) attempts to steal control of the kingdom and the heart of the young prince (Hammer).
MIRROR MIRROR opens in theatres March 16, 2012.