Sync Story: Ad Astra/Jon Opstad

Ben Homewood

Come September, Brad Pitt will be dipping a toe into science fiction, as the Hollywood star plays astronaut Roy McBride in James Gray’s Ad Astra.

The film is something of a space odyssey, and its trailer sets the scene for McBride’s quest across the solar system in search of his missing father.

The violins swirling in the background are from Ignis IV, a 2014 piece by Bristol composer Jon Opstad.

Music supervisor Marcy Bulkeley has been on quite some journey ...

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