According to FirstShowing Hanna director Joe Wright confirmed at the New York Comic Con that British electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers “will be scoring the entire movie to provide a more ‘modern beat’ instead of the classical scores of his previous films.”
Music from The Chemical Brothers has been used in movies before, but this will be the first time they have scored an entire film, much like with Daft Punk scoring Tron Legacy.
Hanna stars Saoirse Ronan as a 14-year-old Eastern European girl raised by her father (Eric Bana) to be a cold-blooded killing machine. Cate Blanchett also stars in the film as an icy intelligence operative on a mission to find Bana, a former CIA operative, but they get to Hanna first. The movie will be released next April by Focus Features.
Hit-Girl showed that people are up for seeing young female assassins on the big screen, and it’ll be interesting to see how Hanna is received. It sounds as if the film will be a bit more serious, where as Kick-Ass took a more comedic approach to a young girl violently killing grown men.