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Old 10-31-2012, 06:31 AM   #26
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I'd love Williams to return. If someone else does it, I'd be fine with it. Just as long as they capture the *feel* of Star Wars, with this feeling musically apart of the same series.

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Old 10-31-2012, 06:35 AM   #27
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Hence, Giacchino.

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Old 10-31-2012, 06:45 AM   #28
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As long as the opening march for example is retained, I'll be happy.

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Old 10-31-2012, 06:47 AM   #29
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The guy gave Star Trek a new and epic theme which made me not miss Goldsmith's. I need him in SW. Oooooooooooooor....

Harry Gregson-Williams. When the project's good, he's great. Metal Gear Solid, Kingdom of Heaven. Damn.
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:47 AM   #30
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As long as the opening march for example is retained, I'll be happy.
No way they're dropping stuff like that. I think we're safe on that front.

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Old 10-31-2012, 06:48 AM   #31
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:51 AM   #32
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HGW bringing his MGS4 & KoH game could be masterful. MGS4 was one of the best sounding..anythings I've ever heard.

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No way they're dropping stuff like that. I think we're safe on that front.
Yeah, we better be. Perhaps it's just because the Disney takeover thing almost makes it feel like a rival franchise. But it's not.

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Old 10-31-2012, 06:55 AM   #34
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Yeah, we better be. Perhaps it's just because the Disney takeover thing almost makes it feel like a rival franchise. But it's not.
Indeed. Plus, those guys have been pretty cool with Feige and Marvel and Lucas has an even more special relationship with them. I think we're good.

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Old 10-31-2012, 06:56 AM   #35
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HGW bringing his MGS4 & KoH game could be masterful. MGS4 was one of the best sounding..anythings I've ever heard.
I agreek. This would also be glorious and a small step out of the comfort zone that Giacchino admittedly is.

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Old 10-31-2012, 07:09 AM   #36
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Disney needs to dream a little bigger darling.

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So, a gigantic HGW?

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Old 10-31-2012, 07:23 AM   #38
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A HGW that most would mistake for a moon.

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Old 10-31-2012, 07:25 AM   #39
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That wouldn't be a moon.

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Old 10-31-2012, 10:20 AM   #40
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Giacchino is pretty much a lock IMO if John does not return. He is truly the musical child of John.

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Old 10-31-2012, 10:54 AM   #41
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Giacchino if Williams can't return. My next choices would be Silvestri or Desplat - so long as the Force theme and the original theme return - oh and Han/Leia theme.

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Old 10-31-2012, 11:51 AM   #42
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Michael Giacchino is a given unless they hire a director with a go-to composer.

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Old 10-31-2012, 11:54 AM   #43
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Giacchino is a good choice, but if they wanted to try something different, Bear McCreary or Philip Glass would be interesting.

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Old 10-31-2012, 12:10 PM   #44
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I think it's safe too say with how deeply rooted it's become in pop culture that the primary theme is safe

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Old 10-31-2012, 12:17 PM   #45
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Also whoever scored Shadows of the Empire did a pretty good job


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Old 10-31-2012, 12:19 PM   #46
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Fixed the embed. You have to remove the "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=" from the link.

EDIT: His name's Joel McNeely and he hasn't doen anything big in a while, so I'm sure he'd be easy to lock down. His music is great, and he's really affordable. He's definitely got my #1 pick after Williams.

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You can't have Star Wars without the master Composer John Williams.

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Old 10-31-2012, 01:20 PM   #48
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If I had to chose another it would be Jeremy Soule, he did the music for Knights of the Old Republic/Elder Scrolls III, IV, and V. And many more, he is an amazing composer. However, I still think Michael would be the logical choice.

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Patrick Doyle who did Thor would be my choice.

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If Williams doesn't return, then I want to see Zimmer take over the role. He's already doing that with Superman after all.

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