Hans Zimmer to Score ‘The Bible’ Mini-Series
Hans Zimmer is scoring the History Channel’s upcoming mini-series The Bible. The 10-hour/five-part docudrama is created and executive produced by Mark Burnett (The Voice, Survivor) and Roma Downey (Touched by an Angel) and will cover the Bible from Genesis to Revelation, including stories from Noah’s Ark and the Exodus to Daniel in the Lion’s Den to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. Keith David (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Platoon) is narrating the series, which stars Roma Downey, Diogo Morgado, Sean Teale, David Rintoul, Amber Rose Revah, Peter Guinness, Greg Hicks and Simon Kunz. Burnett and Downey are executive producing the project with Richard Bedser, Dirk Hoogstra and Julian P. Hobbs. Zimmer has previously written music for Burnett’s reality show The Contender. The Bible is set to premiere on March 3, 2013 on The History Channel and will also be released on Blu-Ray and DVD in April. (A+E Networks)
As previously reported, Zimmer’s other upcoming projects include Man of Steel, Ron Howard’s Rush, Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger and Akiva Goldsman’s Winter’s Tale.