'Dark Knight' composer Hans Zimmer to score new 'Superman' film

According to industry reports, the Oscar-winning composer will provide the music for 'Man of Steel'

Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer is to score the new Superman film, say industry reports.

Zimmer's recent work includes co-composing the scores for Batman Begins and The Dark Knight with James Newton Howard. Working alone, he also provided the scores for the upcoming Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, as well as Inception.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Zimmer will continue his collaboration with Batman and Inception director Christopher Nolan, who is producing the new Superman film.

Titled Man of Steel, the Superman reboot is being directed by Zack Snyder, who previously helmed Watchmen and Sucker Punch.

The film will star Henry Cavill as Clark Kent, while Amy Adams will appear as Lois Lane. Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner and Laurence Fishburne also have roles in the film.

Man of Steel is scheduled for release on June 14, 2013 in both the UK and the US.

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