Composer Clint Mansell is reuniting with Duncan Jones for the sci-fi thriller Source Code. The two previous worked together on Jones’ wonderful 2009 feature Moon. The news of Mansell’s hiring on Source Code came via Jones’ Twitter: “Have a bloody fantastic bit of Source Code news. Super star Clint Mansell WILL be scoring the film. You have no idea how relieved I am.” I share that relief. Mansell my favorite composer working today. I listen to at least part of his score for The Fountain almost every day. His work on Moon was also gorgeous and I’m excited to hear what he creates for Source Code.
For those who don’t know, Source Code centers on a soldier (played by Jake Gyllenhaal) in an experimental program who must keep re-living a train bombing until he discovers the culprit. The film also stars Vera Farmiga, Michelle Monaghan, and Jeffrey Wright. Source Code is set to open on April 15, 2011.