Thursday, February 12, 2009


One of America's youngest, coolest and hottest names in the film music area, is composer BRIAN TYLER. A never stopping to take a breath-machine that produces kick-ass, adrenaline-pumped modern scores, that do however slightly suffer in terms of originality, some times.

Still, one of his biggest assignments to date is Dragonball Evolution, an upcoming 2009 American live-action film adaptation of the Dragon Ball media franchise being produced by 20th Century Fox. The story centers around the adventures of the lead character, Goku, from his childhood into adulthood. The film began development in 2002, and is directed by James Wong and produced by Stephen Chow. It is scheduled for release on April 8, 2009. Actor Justin Chatwin was cast as Goku, and James Marsters will be portraying Lord Piccolo, the antagonist of the film.

Here's what the releasing label (Varese Sarabande) gave away about the score's release on CD:

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Music Composed by Brian Tyler

Dragonball: Evolution is based on the popular Japanese manga created by Akira Toriyama, whose work spawned best selling graphic novels, video games and a phenomenally successful television series. The live action adventure centers on a team of warriors, each of whom possesses a special power. Together, they protect Earth from an evil rogue bent on dominating the Universe and controlling the mystical objects from which the film takes its name.

The film features an epic fantasy score by composer Brian Tyler.

20th Century Fox opens DRAGONBALL: EVOLUTION on April 10, 2009.

Varèse Sarabande Catalog #: 302 066 954 2
Release Date: 03/17/09

For more info visit the composer's official website, HERE, or the Varese Sarabande place, HERE.

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