Notes and Editorial Reviews
The music featured in this miniseries is by award-winning film composer Hans Zimmer, with additional music by Geoff Zanelli and Blake Neely. Zimmer has composed music for more than 100 films, including the blockbusters The Lion King, Rain Man, Gladiator, The Last Samurai, Pirates Of The Caribbean and The Dark Knight.
The epic 10-part miniseries is based on the true stories of World War II Marines. It tracks the intertwined real-life journeys of three U.S. Marines: Robert Leckie (James Badge Dale), Eugene Sledge (Joe Mazzello), and John Basilone (Jon Seda) across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. The miniseries follows these men and their fellow Marines from their first battle with Japanese forces on
Guadalcanal, through the rain forests of Cape Gloucester and the strongholds of Peleliu, across the bloody sands of Iwo Jima and through the horror of Okinawa, and finally to their triumphant but uneasy return home after V-J Day.
The Pacific is executive produced by Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg, and Gary Goetzman, the producing team behind the Emmy® Award-winning and Golden Globe®-winning 2001 HBO miniseries Band Of Brothers®. Hanks and Goetzman also executive produced the HBO miniseries John Adams®, which won a record-breaking 13 Emmys in 2008.
Works on This Recording
The Pacific by Hans Zimmer
Period: 21st Century
Notes: Additional music composed by Geoff Zanelli and Blake Neely.
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