Award-Winning Composer Mark Isham (Crash, A River Runs Through It) teams up with Award-Winning Songwriter/Executive Producer Alicia Keys ("Girl on Fire") to score Director George Tillman Jr.'s new drama The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete, which will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah during the week of January 17-27, 2013. Isham previously worked with Tillman when he scored Tillman's film Men of Honor in 2000. Inevitable tells the story of two inner-city youths who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities. The drama stars Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Jeffrey Wright and Anthony Mackie. Alicia Keys executive produces the film. Mark Isham has previously worked with Sundance Film Festival Founder Robert Redford, receiving an Oscar nomination for the score he created for A River Runs Through It. Isham also worked with Redford on scores for Quiz Show, Lions for Lambs, and The Conspirator. This marks Isham's first time attending Sundance for a film he scored.
Mark Isham's recent work includes scoring the ABC hit series Once Upon a Time, now in its second season. He is also scoring the upcoming Warner Bros.' Jackie Robinson biopic 42 starring Harrison Ford, which will be released April 12, 2013. In addition to working with Tillman for the second time, Isham has collaborated multiple times with other film directors including Gary Fleeter (the CW's new series Beauty and the Beast, as well as Kiss the Girls, Don't Say a Word and The Express) and Frank Darabondt (The Majestic, The Mist), just to name a few. Isham is signed on with Darabondt to score six episodes of LA Noir for TNT due out in 2014. Other recent credits for Mark Isham include Lionsgate's Warrior, Warner Bros.' Dolphin Tale, and Warner Bros.' The Lucky One.