John Williams want to return as composer of the upcoming Star Wars movies. Comingsoon reports that the prolific movie composer is interested in working on the score for Star Wars: Episode VII.
The news was revealed during an event for the Young Musician’s Foundation Debut Orchestra, which Williams conducts. Here is what he had to say before playing the iconic theme for the original film:
“We’re about to play Star Wars [audience interrupts with cheers] and each time we play it, I’m reminded of the first time we played it decades ago. Neither I, nor George, nor anyone else involved thought this would go far or in a few years there would be a sequel and I’d have to revisit the themes…and years later another trilogy. Now we’re hearing of a new set of movies coming in 2015, 2016…so I need to make sure I’m still ready to go in a few years for what I hope would be continued work with George…[more cheers].”
Until now, J.J. Abrams has worked primarily with Michael Giacchino on his films. I personally hope that LucasFilm mandates that Abrams use Williams. I can’t imagine a Star Wars movie without Williams involved.
What do you think?
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