Monthly Archives: April 2015

28 Apr 2015

daredevil1Marvel and ABC Studios have a soundtrack album for the Netflix original series Daredevil. The album features selections from the show’s original music composed by John Paesano (The Maze Runner, DreamWorks Dragons, When the Game Stands Tall), including his main title theme. The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio clips. Daredevil based on the Marvel Comics character stars Charlie Cox, Vincent D’Onofrio, Elden Henson, Deborah Ann Woll, Rosario Dawson and Scott Glenn.

The first season of the show executive produced by Drew Goddard and Steven S. DeKnight is now available to stream on Netflix. The series, which follows the journey of Matt Murdock, who was blinded as a young boy and is now fighting against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as the super hero Daredevil, has recently been renewed for a second season.


-Film Music Reporter

13 Apr 2015

SKODAMJohn Paesano is scoring the upcoming drama Same Kind of Different as Me. The film is directed by Michael Carney and stars Renee Zellweger, Greg Kinnear, Djimon Hounsou, Olivia Holt and Jon Voight. The movie based on the book of the same title by Ron Hall, Denver Moore & Lynn Vincent (Heaven Is for Real) follows an international art dealer who must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife. Carney has also written the screenplay with Hall and Alexander Foard. Mary Parent (Pacific Rim, Godzilla, Noah) and Cale Boyter are producing the project for Disruption Entertainment, alongside Hall, Darren Moorman and Stephen Johnson. Paesano has previously composed the music for Carney’s short JewSame Kind of Different As Me is currently in post-production and will be released on April 29, 2016 by Paramount Pictures.

Paesano’s recent projects also include Marvel’s Netflix series Daredevil, which premiered last week. The composer has also scored the sports drama My All American starting Aaron Eckhart and has the YA novel adaptation sequel The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials coming up later this year. He also continues to score DreamWorks Dragons, which will return for a third season this summer on Netflix.