Previously... Big news for Elfman fans: Danny Elfman has left (or been fired, depending on how you want to look at it) from Universal Pictures' production of Joe Johnston's The Wolf Man. :
"There were rumblings deep in the Elfman fan communityÖ And it looks like those rumblings are now mumblings ó Danny Elfman has left The Wolfman, apparently due to scheduling conflicts. But if you believe rumors, itís due to problems with the film, which has been pushed back three times from its original release date to February 12th, 2010 (originally scheduled for November 12, 2008, first pushed back to February 13, 2009, then to April 3, 2009, and again to November 6, 2009)."
"Presenting the original motion picture score to the acclaimed new feature film from Focus Features, TAKING WOODSTOCK, starring Emile Hirsch (INTO THE WILD) and Live Schreiber (WOLVERINE, THE OMEN) and directed by Academy Award-Winning filmmaker, Ang Lee (CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN). Renowned composer Danny Elfman (BATMAN, WANTED, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, MILK) crafts an amazing ride of a rock score that whisks the listener, along with the film, back to the very birth of the most legendary of concert eventsÖ Woodstock! A new musical work from one of filmdom's most exciting composers."
Danny Elfman revealed in a recent interview with that he will be composing the music for the upcoming period drama Tulip Fever. The film is directed by Justin Chadwick (The Other Boyleyn Girl) and stars Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Jack O’Connell, Christoph Waltz, Holliday Grainger, Zach Galifianakis, Judi Dench, Matthew Morrison, Tom Hollander, Cara Delevingne and Cressida Bonas. The movie is set in 17th century Amsterdam and follows a married woman who begins a passionate affair with an artist hired to paint her portrait. Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Empire of the Sun, Brazil) has written the screenplay based on the romance novel by Deborah Moggach. Alison Owen (Saving Mr. Banks, Jane Eyre, Elizabeth) is producing the project for Ruby Films. Harvey Weinstein is executive producing for The Weinstein Company. Chadwick’s previous two features Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and The First Grader were scored by Alex Heffes. Tulip Fever is currently in post-production and is set to be released in 2015.