The Prodigy’s Liam Howlett has stepped into the movie world, scoring Netflix’s brand new horror flick slated for release this year, choose or die.
The electronic musician, best known for his role in British band The Prodigy, has composed an “edgy and atmospheric” soundtrack for the new film which will hit the streaming platform next month.
choose or die features sex education Asa Butterfield, The 100 Lola Evans, Sherlock Holmes’ Eddie Marsan, Nightmare on Elm Streetby Robert Englund, and other actors from a group of British actors.
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Previously titled CURS>R before its name change, choose or die is considered a “dark take on the 80s gaming obsession”.
“Tempted by a chance to win unclaimed cash prizes, two friends reboot a mysterious 1980s video game and enter a surreal world of next-level terror,” reads the film’s description.
“Chasing an unclaimed prize of $125,000, a broke school dropout (Lola Evans) decides to play an obscure 1980s survival computer game. But The Game curses her, and she’s faced with dangerous choices. and challenges that distort reality.
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Liam Howlett provides a roaring electronic score for the film, tinged with the distinctively punky, recognizable sound of The Prodigy adapted from the horror film.
Although this is The Prodigy member’s first time scoring a film, the group are no strangers to the realm of filmmaking. The band’s tracks have already been used in films such as The Matrix, Kick-Ass and Repo Men.
A recent foray into film saw the group land on the Fast and Furious 9 soundtrack featuring the reimagined 1997 track “Breathe” in collaboration with Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA.
Choose Or Die hits Netflix on April 15. Watch the trailer below.
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