Narholz to Compose X-Men Legends II

APM film and television composer Gregor Narholz is set to score Activision, Inc.’s X-Men Legends II, based on Marvel’s legendary Super Hero team.

Through an agreement with APM, the world’s largest provider of music for use in film, television and interactive productions, Narholz – who composed the original score for “The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie” and whose library compositions have been used in “Return to Neverland,” “The Rookie” and “Soul Plane,” as well as television shows “Star Trek,” “The X-Files,” “Seinfeld,” “Friends” and “Saturday Night Live” – will compose and arrange the music for the highly anticipated sequel.

“The futuristic, high adrenaline adventures of the X-Men create a prolific playground for my imagination and music,” said Narholz. “I am looking forward to creating unique, modular compositions to underscore this exciting new branded interactive production.”

In addition to his work in Hollywood, Narholz is an accomplished conductor who is co-founder and co-director of the Budapest Film Orchestra. Much of Narholz’s music can be licensed in the APM library as well.

“Narholz’s ability to create distinctive and powerful music will add a unique dimension and energy to the X-Men Legends sequel,” said Will Kassoy, vice president of global brand management, Activision Publishing. “Given his talents and success in composing for film and television, I know he will do an excellent job of bringing Marvel’s X-Men universe to life in a score that perfectly complements the game.”

X-Men Legends II is currently in development by Raven Software and will be available later this year. The first game in the “X-Men Legends” series is currently available worldwide for the PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube.

Source: Activision