Jul 29, 2013
By Michael Kramer
John Williams is travelling back to the Star Wars universe.
The acclaimed composer will be scoring the upcoming instalment of the famed space saga francise.
Williams crafted the memorable score for the six earlier Star Wars films and says he’s loved doing all the movies – with all the fanfares and flourish and feels like he’s never left “the galaxy far, far away.”
He says he hasn’t seen the script for Star Wars 7 and doesn’t know the story at this point but he’s looking forward to the surprise.
The award-winning composer is one of the film industry’s most celebrated figures. Aside from Star Wars, he created the instantly recognizable musical scores to films such as Jaws, Superman, Jurassic Park, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the first three Harry Potter films, the Indian Jones series and Saving Private Ryan. More recent credits include War Horse and Lincoln.
Director J.J. Abrams is at the helm of star wars 7 – to be released in 2015.
There’s also word that original series stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford may be making a return to the project.