John Powell scores How To Train Your Dragon
Dreamworks Animation has confirmed that John Powell will score
How to Train Your Dragon, the studio's film version of the
Cressida Cowell children's book.
Powell, whose other scores for Dreamworks include Kung Fu Panda
(co-scored with Hans Zimmer) and the first Shrek movie (co-scored
with Harry Gregson-Williams), is frequently hired for animation:
also coming up is Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs and his other
recent credits include Disney's Bolt and Fox's Horton Hears a Who.
How to Train Your Dragon, where a Viking tries to make his loser
dragon a big hero, is scheduled to come out in theatres in March 2010.
(Source: Upcoming Filmscores)