Sigur Rós’ Jónsi Scores TV Series “Manhattan” with Alex Somers


The duo Jónsi (Sigur Rós) og Alex Somers will write the score for the upcoming WGN America TV series Manhattan. Olivia Williams, John Benjamin Hickey and Daniel Stern star in the series, which focuses on the race to build the atomic bomb in the 1940s and is set to premiere in July.

The pair recently scored indie feature film The Wilderness Of James, which premiered at South By South West Film Festival in the U.S. in March.

Sigur Rós recently featured in a pivotal scene in the second episode of popular television series Game of Thrones, season 4.

via IcelandCinemaNow.com

Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.