deadmau5 to Create Score for Netflix's Film POLAR
Netflix and Constantin Film announce that deadmau5 is creating the film score for Polar, a Constantin Film/Bolt Pictures co-production, in association with Dark Horse Entertainment. Polar is based on the Dark Horse action noir graphic novel Polar: Came From the Cold by Victor Santos.
The film follows world's top assassin, Duncan Vizla, aka The Black Kaiser, who is settling into retirement when his former employer marks him as a liability to the firm. Against his will, he finds himself BACK IN THE GAME going head to head with an army of younger, faster, ruthless killers who will stop at nothing to have him silenced.
deadmau5 (pronounced 'dead mouse' // Joel Zimmerman)-a multiple JUNO Award-winning and GRAMMY®-nominated artist--is one of the world's most respected electronic music producers of modern times. Enjoying international chart success with his platinum-certified single "Ghosts 'n' Stuff," as well as "Professional Griefers," "Sofi Needs A Ladder" and "I Remember," he has also released seven critically acclaimed albums: the orchestral album where's the drop?, W:/2016ALBUM/ and > album title goes here < (both reached #1 on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Chart), 4×4=12 (certified Platinum), For Lack Of A Better Name, Random Album Title and while(1<2). His latest release is mau5ville: level 1. Look for mau5ville: level 2 to be released soon.
Polar marks deadmau5' film score debut.
The film is directed by renowned Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund, whose last film Lords Of Chaos premiered at Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. The screenplay is written by Jayson Rothwell (Silent Night). Polar is a Canada/Germany co-production.
The film's cast includes Mads Mikkelsen (Doctor Strange, Rogue One), Vanessa Hudgens (Spring Breakers, Beastly), Katheryn Winnick (Vikings), Matt Lucas (Alice In Wonderland, Doctor Who, Little Britain).
Netflix will release the film globally in 2019, excluding Canada, Germany, and China where Constantin Film will be handling distribution, head to netflix.com/POLAR for more.