By filmmusicreporter in TV Scoring Assignments
Christopher Lennertz has officially signed on to score Marvel Television’s upcoming series Agent Carter. The show is created by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Chronicles of Narnia) and stars Hayley Atwell, Dominic Cooper, Enver Gjokaj and Chad Michael Murray. The drama is set in 1946 and follows Peggy Carter as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad and must balance doing administrative work for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve) and going on secret missions for Howard Stark. The series is based on the Marvel One-Shot short film of the same title, for which Lennertz has composed the music in 2013. Marvel’s Kevin Feige (The Avengers, Captain America, Iron Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor) is executive producing the project with Markus & McFeely, Tara Butters & Michele Fazekas (Resurrection, Reaper), Louis D’Esposito and Jeph Loeb. D’Esposito who helmed the short is also directing the pilot episode, while Anthony & Joe Russo (Captain America 2 & 3) have been announced to direct the second and third episode. Agent Carter is expected to premiere in early 2015 on ABC. For updates on the series, visit the official show website.
Also coming up for Lennertz whose previous credits include such movies as Identity Thief, Ride Along and Think Like a Man, as well as TV shows including Revolution also has the comedies Horrible Bosses 2 and The Wedding Ringer starring Kevin Hart & Josh Gad. He will also return to score the tenth season of The CW’s Supernatural.