James Newton Howard Signed For “Salt”

By • March 2, 2009

According to the latest update of James Newton Howard’s resumee from the Gorfaine-Schwartz Agency, the composer of The Sixth Sense, The Happening and The Dark Knight is attached to Phillip Noyce’s upcoming thriller Salt, starring Angelina Jolie. The Columbia Pictures release, scheduled to come out in 2010, tells the story about a female CIA agent who is outed as a Russian spy. Brian Helgeland and Kurt Wimmer writes. The project is James Newton Howard’s first for Phillip Noyce, who previously worked with composers such as Graeme Revell and Craig Armstrong. James Newton Howard, who was recently nominated to an Oscar for his Defiance score, is also doing the music for Icelandic director Baltasar Korm├íkur’s new film, Inhale, starring Diane Kruger, Dermot Mulroney, Rosanna Arquette and Sam Shepard.

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