La-La Land Records has released limited edition soundtracks for Mark’s scores to Speed 2 and Money Train. The record label has previously released Mark’s score to Bad Boys.
Mark Mancina has produced a song for the new Clint Eastwood film Invictus. The song is called “Colorblind”, and Mark played all the instruments and it is sung by Overtone. Mark is currently working with them writing and producing.
Mark is also writing songs and score for a new “Unnamed Rob Minkoff Christmas Musical”.
The soundtrack to August Rush has received a Grammy nomination for “Best Compilation Soundtrack Album”! The winners of the 51st Annual Grammy Awards will be announced on Sunday, February 8th, 2009 at 8pm on CBS!
Mark has recently started work on the new Weinstein Co./MGM film, Hurricane Season. Directed by Tim Story and starring Forest Whitaker and Isaiah Washington, the film is expected to be released in March 2009.
USA Gymnastics Team member Shawn Johnson used Mark’s cue, “Rhapsody No. 1 in C Major” from August Rush in her floor dance routine – and she garnered a silver medal!
Mark is currently working on the animated film First Love, as well as new episodes of the hit television show, “Criminal Minds”.