Coppola’s ‘Twixt Now and Sunrise, score by Dan Deacon and Ben Chaplin as Edgar Allan Poe

Posted by Glennis Byron on January 14, 2011 in News tagged with , , , ,

We mentioned Francis Ford Coppola’s new project, the ‘gothic romance’ Twixt Now and Sunrise, in a previous post. It’s now in post-production.

Ben Chaplin to play Edgar Allan Poe

The latest news is that Ben Chaplin (Basil in the 2009 Dorian Gray) plays Edgar Allan Poe in the film. Given the Hawthorne reference in the title, and now this news, I look forward to seeing what Coppola does with the concept of American Gothic.

Baltimore electronic musician Dan Deacon is writing the score for the film. It’s a strange choice and I’m not sure this fits with my idea of ‘gothic romance’, but could be interesting. If you’re not familiar with Deacon, here’s a sample with his ‘Paddling Ghost’:

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