'The Dark Knight' Score Cut Out of the Run for Oscar


'The Dark Knight' Score Cut Out of the Run for Oscar


The score for summer blockbuster 'Dark Knight' has been disqualified by Academy of Motion Pictures' executive committee due to the listing of multiple names on the cue sheet.

The score of "The Dark Knight" has been left out from Academy Awards consideration. In the latest news related to the summer blockbuster movie, Variety reported that the superhero movies's score has been disqualified by the music branch of the Academy of Motion Pictures' executive committee.

Allegedly, the ruling out of the music from its run to be one of the coveted awards' competitors has been taken due to the listing of multiple names on the cue sheet. Inside sources claimed that five names, composers Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard, music editor Alex Gibson, ambient music designer Mel Wesson and composer Lorne Balfe, were listed as composers on the music cue sheet.

Though earlier Zimmer explained that the listing of the names was used to make sure that the music team is financially rewarded, committee are said to get their hands on documentation claiming that more than 60%, but less than 70%, of the score was credited to Zimmer and Howard. This is the second disqualification experienced by Zimmer and Howard for Batman's score after their work on "Batman Begins" got similar treatment.

The original soundtrack for the Christopher Nolan-directed superhero movie has been released in four different formats, a standard jewel case CD, a 2 LP set of heavy-weight 180 gram vinyl version, a special edition digipack, and a collector's edition with special artwork, on July 15. Containing original scores from composers Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard, the orchestral soundtrack was recorded in London in April 2008.

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