Composer Benjamin Wallfisch resides in the comic book room. Wallfisch will compose the score Kraven the Hunterthe Sony and Columbia feature film starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson as the Marvel anti-hero.
Wallfisch is a veteran of the comic book genre, with his recent score reaching The flash now in cinemas. He is also behind the scores for 2019 Shazam! And hellboy. Outside of the comic book realm, Wallfisch scored The Flash the two from director Andy Muschietti It movies, released in 2017 and 2019, as well as Ron Howard’s Thirteen lives (2022), Mortal Kombat (2021), The invisible man (2020) and Blade runner 2049 (2017), on which he collaborated with Hans Zimmer.
Kraven the Hunter comes from director JC Chandor and hits theaters October 6. The cast includes Ariana DeBose, Fred Hechinger, Alessandro Nivola, Christopher Abbott and Russell Crowe. Kraven is based on the comic book character, a big game hunter who goes after Spider-Man. He is known for the 1980s classic ‘Kraven’s Last Hunt’ in which he buried Spider-Man alive and assumed the identity of Spider-Man.
The first trailer for Kraven the Hunter showcased the feature’s R-rated gore, the first Sony/Marvel film to receive an R rating. Sony has a number of other Spider-Man spin-offs coming up, including Mrs Web, scheduled for February 16 and starring Dakota Johnson and Sydney Sweeney. It has already released two venom features, with Tom Hardy due to topline a third installment. Earlier this week, it removed the feature El Murto of the calendar, because the script was not ready before the writers’ strike.