Hans Zimmer - Kung Fu Panda

HANS ZIMMER (Composer) is one of the film industry’s most prolific composers, with well over 100 film scores to his credit.

In 1994, he won both an Academy Award® and a Golden Globe Award for his score to the animated blockbuster “The Lion King,” which also spawned one of the most successful soundtrack albums ever. Zimmer’s music for “The Lion King” continues to draw applause in the award-winning stage production of the musical, which earned the 1998 Tony Award for Best Musical, as well as a Grammy Award for Best Original Cast Album.
Zimmer has garnered six additional Academy Award® nominations, the latest for his “Gladiator” score, for which he also won a Golden Globe Award and earned a Grammy Award nomination. He has also been Academy Award®-nominated for “The Prince of Egypt,” “The Thin Red Line,” “As Good As It Gets,” “The Preacher’s Wife” and “Rain Man.” He earned his eighth Golden Globe nomination for his score for the worldwide blockbuster “The Da Vinci Code.” He had previously earned additional Golden Globe nominations for his work on “Spanglish,” “The Last Samurai,” “Pearl Harbor,” “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron” and “The Prince of Egypt.” He holds nine Grammy nominations.

Zimmer scored two of the biggest hits of 2007: “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” and “The Simpsons Movie.” His long list of film credits also includes the recent “Vantage Point,” “The Holiday,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest,” Gore Verbinski’s “The Weather Man,” the DreamWorks blockbuster “Madagascar,” the Warner Bros. hit “Batman Begins” (co-written with James Newton Howard), “Matchstick Men,” “Black Hawk Down,” “Hannibal,” “Crimson Tide,” “Thelma & Louise,” “Driving Miss Daisy,” “Mission: Impossible II,” “A League of Their Own,” “Black Rain,” “Backdraft,” “True Romance” and “My Beautiful Launderette.”
His upcoming feature scoring projects include “The Dark Knight,” the sequel to “Batman Begins,” the big screen adaptation of the stage hit “Frost/Nixon” and “Madagascar: The Crate Escape,” also for DreamWorks.

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