Composer Laura Karpman is on board to compose the music for Marvel Studios’ “The Marvels,” the sequel to 2019’s “Captain Marvel.”
On account of be launched on Feb. 18, 2023, Karpman will work alongside director Nia DaCosta. Brie Larson returns as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel, whereas Teyonah Parris stars as Monica Rambeau, reprising the function she originated in “WandaVision.”
“I’m thrilled to be occurring this wild journey with Nia DaCosta and Carol Danvers and am actually wanting ahead to the collaboration,” Karpman mentioned in an announcement.
Karpman would be the second feminine composer ever to attain a Marvel film. Pinar Toprak, who scored “Captain Marvel,” was the primary.
“WandaVision” author Megan McDonnell has penned the screenplay. Particulars concerning the plot are being saved beneath lock and key, however “Ms. Marvel” star Iman Vellani will co-headline the undertaking as Kamala Kahn, who idolizes Captain Marvel.
Talking on Selection’s Awards Circuit Podcast final yr, Parris saved particulars concerning the movie to a minimal. However she did discuss working with DaCosta. She mentioned, “I’m simply such a fan of her as a human. Then you will have her visible, very creative eye on how a movie feels along with her. With Monica, we now have a chance to additional perceive who this girl is. Having a lady of shade on the helm of furthering this story of one of many few super-powered females, African American beings, I feel it’s actually particular.”
Karpman is a five-time Emmy winner who has scored the music for HBO’s “Lovecraft Nation.” She isn’t any stranger to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, having scored the music to the Disney Plus sequence, “What If…?”
Other than working an all-female studio, Karpman is a passionate voice for inclusion in Hollywood and based the Alliance of Ladies Movie Composers.
Karpman grew to become the primary American girl composer inducted by the music department of the Academy of Movement Footage and Sciences. She was subsequently elected to be the primary feminine governor of the music department. Throughout her brief time as governor, Karpman made indelible strides in direction of variety, advocating for Academy membership for dozens of underrepresented composers and songwriters, in addition to spearheading the Academy Ladies’s Initiative.
She can also be an advisor for the Sundance Movie Institute and on the school of the USC Movie Scoring Program and the San Francisco Conservatory.