Score: The Podcast welcomes Tina Guo, a virtuoso cellist who has played on more than 50 Hollywood film scores including Inception, Wonder Woman, Dunkirk, the Fast & Furious series, Sherlock Holmes, and many of the Marvel and DC films. She is also a featured artist on Hans Zimmer’s international concert tour, and current nominee for Female Artist of the Year by the 2018 Classic BRIT Awards, which celebrate the best of classical and crossover musicians for her recent solo album “Game On!”
Robert, Kenny and Matt begin the show with an update on the new Leonard Bernstein biopic project Steven Spielberg has been secretly working on, and Bradley Cooper coming on to star and direct it, as well as the rival biopic on Bernstein recently announced starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Plus, we talk through why Leonard Bernstein’s life is such an interesting subject for biopics.
Then Tina Guo comes on to discuss how she connected with Hans Zimmer for the ‘Hans Zimmer Live” international tour, and how she financed her own music video which eventually led to a meeting with Hans and Guy Ritchie on Sherlock Holmes, and then composer John Debney for Iron Man 2.
In Behind the Score, composers Trevor Rabin, Lorne Balfe and Bear McCreary talks about one of LA’s unique landmarks: Billboards advertising films that aren’t finished yet. With tight schedules and heavy deadline pressure, the billboards literally loom over many composers in Hollywood.
Then, Tina plugs in her electric cello “White Walker” to talk about her album “Game On!” and play some recognizable video game themes in a Score: The Podcast musical first.
Lastly, Tina joins the guys to play Name That Score, where you — yes, you! — could be a winner! This week’s theme: Movies with Strong Female Leads.
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Hosts: Robert Kraft and Kenny Holmes.
Executive Producer: Matt Schrader.
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