*(Hollywood, CA) —Award-winning composer Christopher Lennertz reteams with Director Tim Story to score ‘Ride Along 2,’ enlisting the talents of leading musicians Arturo Sandoval (trumpet) and Sheila E (drums).
In theaters nationwide Friday, January 15, 2016, Universal Pictures’ buddy-cop action comedy reunites stars Ice Cube and Kevin Hart as soon-to-be brothers-in-law on assignment in Miami to bring down a drug dealer supplying drugs to Atlanta.
Lennertz previously worked with Story on ‘Ride Along,’ ‘Think Like A Man,’ and ‘Think Like A Man Too.’
In addition to ‘Ride Along 2,’ Lennertz returns to ‘Galavant,’ collaborating with Oscar-winning composer/songwriter Alan Menken.
For the new season of Marvel’s ‘Agent Carter,’ in addition to the score, Lennertz has contributed an original song – to be sung by a main character on the show – with lyrics by two-time Oscar-nominee David Zippel.
Lennertz also returns to score CW’s landmark series ‘Supernatural’ this season. The ‘Ride Along 2’ score album will be available on Back Lot January 15, 2016
For ‘Ride Along 2,’ Christopher Lennertz wrote a comedic and dramatic score that also fuels the adrenaline of the film’s action. Lennertz’s signature style includes incorporating renowned musical talents in his compositions and molding orchestral music with a rock band ensemble style that complements his scores.
Plus, 10-time Grammy award-winning trumpet player Arturo Sandoval and world-class drummer and percussionist Sheila E performs on the score.
Composer Christopher Lennertz’s success ranges from scoring star-studded films – including the recent box office hit comedies Identity Thief and Horrible Bosses and family films including Alvin and the Chipmunks and Hop – to scoring popular television series and video games.
Christopher Lennertz’s video game credits include Mass Effect 3, Starhawk, Medal of Honor, the James Bond: 007 series, and Gun. Lennertz’s accolades include BMI Film Awards, two Saturn Awards for Best Original Score, and an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Music for a Series for Supernatural.