I like the sound of the direction he's going....
The projects next on Zimmer's slate are Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes sequel - out at Christmas - and Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises, set for summer 2012. Read the full article HERE
Zimmer's leisure-time listening may hold some clues as to his approach to the Batman sequel.
"I've been listening to a lot of Verdi lately," he says. "And Alison Goldfrapp, and a lot of electronica as I'm heading into Dark Knight territory again."
"I've been in the studio trying out ideas. I'm embarrassingly far advanced. I sent Chris some stuff the other day and he thought it was really unusual that I wasn't holding the whole thing up.
"Of course I'll try to make it different, but I'm not going to abandon the musical language of the previous film. It's a matter of knocking down some walls and making it broader, wider and more epic."