Every Spielberg flick — minus 1985’s The Colour Purple (Quincy Jones) and 2015’s Bridge of Spies (Thomas Newman) — has been scored by Williams.
However, come next year’s Ready Player One, there will be a third picture not scored by the iconic composer to feature on Spielberg’s filmography.
According to Variety, Forrest Gump’s Alan Silvestri will work on the science-fiction film due to Williams conflicting schedule.
However, worry not, as Williams will instead be scoring The Papers, Spielberg’s other film and their 28th collaboration.
Amblin Productions issued a statement, reading: “Steven and John decided Alan Silvestri was the perfect choice for Ready Player One since Steven has worked (as a producer) with Alan on the Back to the Future films in the ’80s and Alan has scored other films for Steven’s Amblin and DreamWorks.”
The Papers — which stars Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Bob Odenkirk, Carrie Coon, Sarah Paulson, and Alison Brie — reaches US cinemas 22 December, UK 16 January. Ready Player One comes soon after, on the 30 May 2018.
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