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Exclusive: James Edward Barker Signs On To Score Documentary 'The Bachelor King 3D'

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist October 8, 2011 at 12:30PM

Signs Soundtrack Deal With Movie Score MediaU.K.
 composer James
 Edward 
Barker 
has
 signed
 on to
 score 
the 
SKY
 3D
 and 
IMAX
 release
 of "The 
Bachelor 
King 3D." 
The 
film
, a documentary about penguins in South Georgia, will 
be
 narrated 
by 
Sir 
David 
Attenborough
 and 
is 
produced
 by
 Anthony 
Geffen’s
 Atlantic 
Pictures,
 the
 same
 team
 behind
 the
 BAFTA
 award
 winning 
"Flying
 With
 Monsters." The 
film
 will 
premiere
 on 
SKY 
3D at
 the
 end
 of
 the
 year
 and
 is
 then
 due
 for
 release
 in
 IMAX
 cinemas
 and
 a
 subsequent 
national
 theatrical
 release 
in 
the
 U.K. 
in 
early 
2012.
0

Signs Soundtrack Deal With Movie Score Media



U.K.
 composer James
 Edward 
Barker 
has
 signed
 on to
 score 
the 
SKY
 3D
 and 
IMAX
 release
 of "The 
Bachelor 
King 3D." 
The 
film
, a documentary about penguins in South Georgia, will 
be
 narrated 
by 
Sir 
David 
Attenborough
 and 
is 
produced
 by
 Anthony 
Geffen’s
 Atlantic 
Pictures,
 the
 same
 team
 behind
 the
 BAFTA
 award
 winning 
"Flying
 With
 Monsters." The 
film
 will 
premiere
 on 
SKY 
3D at
 the
 end
 of
 the
 year
 and
 is
 then
 due
 for
 release
 in
 IMAX
 cinemas
 and
 a
 subsequent 
national
 theatrical
 release 
in 
the
 U.K. 
in 
early 
2012.

Barker,
 who
 recently
 scored the
 terrifyingly 
brutal "The 
Human 
Centipede 2 (Full Sequence)" 

and
 Andrew 
Haighs’ acclaimed gay romance "Weekend," 
has 
also 
signed 
a 
multi‐soundtrack 
deal 
with 
Swedish
 music 
label, 
Movie
 Score 
Media. The 
label,
 headed
 up 
by 
Mikael
 Carlsson, plans
 to
 release
 two 
albums
 this
 fall
 following
 Barker’s
 soundtracks
 to
 Karl
 Golden’s
 "Weekender"
 (distributed
 in
 U.K.
 through
 Momentum
 Pictures)
 and the
 up
 and
 coming
 U.S. 
DVD
 release
 of 
Mark 
McQueen’s
 "Devils 
Playground."

Barker
 also 
recently 
scored 
Lionsgate’s
 "The
 Holding," 
released 
in
 early 
September
 in
 the
 U.K.,
 and is
 also
 due
 to
 score the
 war
 horror
 flick
 "The
 4th Reich
" and
 "The
 Vanishment
" –
 a
 supernatural
 horror
 written
 by
 Andrew
 Haigh
 –
 which
 Barker
 will 
co
–compose
 alongside
 Christopher 
Young
 ("The 
Exorcism
 of 
Emily 
Rose," "
The Grudge").


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