Newswire: Michael Giacchino describes writing the Rogue One score in only 4 weeks

A few months ago, some reshoots on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story forced original composer Alexandre Desplat to drop out of the film, with Up composer Michael Giacchino stepping in to replace him. Coming in at the last minute to write the music for any movie, let alone a Star Wars movie, would be a daunting task, but now Giacchino has revealed in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly just how tough of a gig it was.

For starters, he had only four-and-a-half weeks to write the whole thing, which took up the time he was originally going to use on a vacation between working on Doctor Strange and Spider-Man: Homecoming. Still, Giacchino explains that “you work with the time you have,” so he decided to just buckle down and get it done. Thankfully, he was able to see the movie and “really, really, really enjoyed it,” so he …

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