Mark has completed the score for Planes, and will score Planes 2 for release next summer! He is also composing a musical theatre adaptation for Broadway of the film August Rush with book writer Glen Berger (Spider-man) for WB along with CJ Entertainment and producer Richard B. Lewis.
Mark has recently finished work on Penthouse North, reuniting him with director Joseph Ruben. The film will be released by the Weinstein Company. Mark is also starting work on a musical based on August Rush.
The soundtrack to August Rush has received a Grammy nomination for “Best Compilation Soundtrack Album”! The winners of the 51st Annual Grammy Awards will be announced on Sunday, February 8th, 2009 at 8pm on CBS!
USA Gymnastics Team member Shawn Johnson used Mark’s cue, “Rhapsody No. 1 in C Major” from August Rush in her floor dance routine – and she garnered a silver medal!
Mark is currently working on the animated film First Love, as well as new episodes of the hit television show, “Criminal Minds”.