Two of the film industry's most prolific composers, Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard will be the featured guests on this week's edition of AMC's popular entertainment talk show, "Sunday Morning ShootOut" on June 12 at 11 AM (ET/PT).
Zimmer and Howard talk with "Sunday Morning ShootOut" co-hosts Peter Bart and Peter Guber about collaborating on the upcoming film "Batman Begins." Plus, they tackle the topic, "has music in the movies gotten too loud?"
Zimmer won an Academy Award for his score for the animated blockbuster "The Lion King," and garnered six additional Academy Award nominations for films including "The Gladiator," "The Thin Red Line," "As Good As It Gets," and "Rain Man." Howard is a six-time Oscar nominee for films including "The Village," "the Fugitive," "The Prince of Tides," and "My Best Friend's Wedding."
Since its debut in fall 2003, AMC's "Sunday Morning ShootOut" has brought the smarts and spin of Sunday morning political shows to the world of entertainment. This fast-paced, thought-provoking half-hour of spirited conversation and confrontation orchestrated by Peter Bart (editor of Variety) and Peter Guber (legendary producer and studio head) has welcomed the biggest names from Hollywood's A-list to reflect and/or rant about moviemaking, including Denzel Washington, Mel Gibson, Edward Norton, Dustin Hoffman, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Howard, Kevin Spacey Jude Law, Hilary Swank and Jamie Foxx.
AMC, a division of Rainbow Media's Entertainment Services, which also includes WE: Women's Entertainment and IFC Companies, is a 24-hour, movie-based network, dedicated to the American movie fan. The network, which reaches over 86,000,000 homes, offers a comprehensive library of popular movies and a critically-acclaimed slate of original programming that is a diverse, movie-based mix of original series, documentaries and specials. Over the past three years, AMC has garnered many of the industry's highest honors, including eight Emmy awards. AMC is "TV for movie people."