New music from Daft Punk on the way in upcoming film score
We have new music from Daft Punk underway as the duo are confirmed to be scoring their second film. Following their contribution to 2010’s Tron: Legacy, the French electronic visionaries are now contributing to director Dario Argento’s upcoming film, Occhiali Neri.
Argento, known for his pioneering work in the giallo and horror genres, told Italian publication La Repubblica that the Androids reached out to him when they caught word he was filming a new project to express their appreciation for his work and their desire to work together. According to Argento, the Random Access Memories duo are due to send him the film’s first songs very soon, and a meet up in Rome in planned for once the global lockdowns end.
Occhiali Neri, which features Argento’s daughter, is set in the Roman countryside, telling the adventure story of a Chinese woman and her child. The film is due to start shooting this fall if possible.