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Michael Giacchino has seen a cut of Fallen Kingdom and is excited to work with Bayona

Almost one year ago exactly is when we first learned that Academy Award winning composer Michael Giacchino would be returning to work on the score for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Giacchino previously wrote the score on 2015’s Jurassic World and is one of the busiest composers currently in Hollywood. Just in 2017 Giacchino worked on The Book of Henry, Spider-Man: Homecoming, War for the Planet of the Apes and Coco. In 2018 besides Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom he is set to compose the score for Incredibles 2.

In an exclusive interview with Collider, Giacchino briefly touched on Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, sharing how excited he is to work with his good friend J.A. Bayona and that he actually has already seen a cut of the film.

COLLIDER: And as for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, I mean we got the idea through the hiring of J. A. Bayona that it’d be a bit of a darker film and they said that as well, but it very much looks like it might have this kind of thriller/horror aspect. Is that something that’s kind of reflected in the score?

GIACCHINO: Well, again, haven’t even written a note of music for that one yet either (laughs).

COLLIDER: Fair, totally fair.

GIACCHINO: But I have seen it, and yes. I love J. A., he and I have known each other for many years, we’ve been friends and we’ve been hoping to work on something together so this, I think, is gonna be a really fun project to do with him. I love his storytelling sensibility and I’m excited to take the storytelling and the franchise somewhere new and different and perhaps that is darker and more moody and more suspenseful. But again, I gotta wait and see where it takes me, but looking forward to that one too.

Michael Giacchino with J.A. Bayona in 2013

What do you think of Giacchino’s comments on working with J.A. Bayona on Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom? Let us know in the comments below and on our forums!

Special thanks to Fede and Matt on Twitter for the heads up on the interview.

Source: Collider


16 thoughts on “Michael Giacchino has seen a cut of Fallen Kingdom and is excited to work with Bayona

    1. I like Hans Zimmer, but I don’t think he fits. Ideally, John Williams would be the best choice. Mike is ok I gess. The melodies and orchestration of JP has it’s style, very inspired in the “Rite of Spring” by Stravinsky in my opinion.

      1. That would be the most unfit composer for this movie, along with Junkie XL and Daft Punk. And don’t get me wrong, they’re all great composers, but not fit for this franchise.

    2. Please no Hans the last thing we need is another one note drum beat two hour trumpet blast.
      Giacchino did a wonderful job last time glad he didn’t write that awful music in the trailer

  1. how must be to watch the movie without music? is interesting to imagine how the movie is at the moment, without music, unfinished CGI I guess and how different it will be in some months.. I hope that in the final cut that blue filter effect is at least more subtle.. there are moments of the trailer when everything looks bluish and other colors almost dont exist

  2. I genuinely loved Giacchino’s score from Jurassic World and found its theme just as memorable as the original. Also loved his inclusion of pieces of music from the Lost World film (blue returns to fight I-Rex) and game (for the raptor chase).
    So I can’t wait to see how he incorporates what he did before while creating a darker score for this scarier sequel. I liked the horror take on the original theme in the trailer and teases so I hope some of that makes it over to the OST.

  3. I remember watching Tomorrowland, Jurassic World, and Inside Out consecutively when they were in theaters and I really liked the scores for each. But I had a feeling that with JW, Giacchino had a lot of fun with the score by delivering homages with new and fresh themes.

  4. I absolutely loved what he did with Jurassic World. I bought the CD and listened to it on repeat for several weeks. I’m totally excited with him being in charge with Fallen Kingdom as well.

  5. I’m super excited to find out his pun-ny song titles. I hope to God that we get to hear a song called “Morning Lockwood” or maybe “Blue Christmas Without You” or “Carnotaurus Noble End”

    1. As well as in the whole world. I was thinking about this just yesterday. Trevorrow said, in Twitter, it was about to get really loud, right before the trailer was launched. Then it was released like a Rexy roar and then everything fell silent. Anyway, it’s too early anyway…

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