Pharrell, N.E.R.D.’s front man and ½ of the legendary Neptunes, is continuing to make original music for Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming 3-D CGI feature “Despicable Me.
This marks the first time Pharell has composed music for a film. He is joined in the feature’s composition duties by Oscar® winner Hans Zimmer and Heitor Pereira.
Pharrell produced the title track for the movie featured below.
In addition to the title track, which debuted with the feature’s teaser trailer, Williams has already begun to write the film’s orchestral score as well as several other songs to be incorporated into the score.
Speaking on his involvement with the project Pharrell expressed his excitement in a statement saying,
“I love cartoons and animation, and I’ve never seen such incredible 3-D CGI. To score “Despicable Me” along with Hans and Heitor and write original songs for the film is a dream come true.”
“Despicable Me” arrives in theaters on July 9, 2010.
Pharrell- Despicable Me