Upcoming Film Ceremony Scored by Fruit Bats' Eric D. Johnson
It seems The Fonze (you know, the dude with the leather jackets on Happy Days?) has cool progeny.
Henry Winkler’s son Max directed and wrote a debut film called Ceremony starring Uma Thurman. But that’s not even the cool part.
According to The Playlist, Eric D. Johnson of the Chicago-based band Fruit Bats is set to score the comedy. He’ll be receiving some help from legendary composer/musician/producer Van Dyke Parks, best known for his exemplary work with The Beach Boys, Grace Kelly, Joanna Newsom and many others.
In addition, the film, which focuses on a young man, an older woman and a wedding, boasts an equally-as-awesome soundtrack. It features music from Pete Townshend, The Animals and Kate Bush, plus a cover of Paul Simon’s 1972 track “Papa Hobo” sung by Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig.
Check out The Playlist’s full synopsis of the upcoming film here.
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