Japanese Composer and Rock Star Yoshiki to Score xXx 4

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Japanese Composer and Rock Star Yoshiki to Score xXx 4

Japanese composer and rock star Yoshiki to score xXx 4

One of the biggest rock stars in the world will score the latest installment in the xXx franchise. Yoshiki, a prolific musician who fronts the legendary band X Japan, will score the upcoming xXx 4, which will include its theme song.

“I‘m excited to be part of the new xXx film and Spycies; composing the new theme songs and collaborating on the film scores,” Yoshiki said.

The xXx franchise, which includes xXxxXx: State of the Union, and xXx: Return of Xander Cage has collectively grossed nearly $1 billion at the worldwide box-office. The film will see Vin Diesel reprising his role as secret agent Xander Cage, who will also produce alongside Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum along with Samantha Vincent of One Race Films.

The film is currently in pre-production, with casting underway The film will begin shooting this year.

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D.J. Caruso, who directed the franchise’s previous installment, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, will direct the sequel. He’s also known for his work on DreamWork’s thriller Eagle Eye, starring Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan, as well as I am Number Four for Touchstone Pictures, and Disturbia for Paramount. His TV credits include The Shield for FX which earned two Golden Globe wins.

The H Collective, who will finance xXx 4 alongside investment partners including Sparkle Roll Media, HCH Media, Dadi Cinema, and Angeleno Studio, is currently in production on an Untitled Horror Feature produced by James Gunn starring Elizabeth Banks and is also in post-production on Christopher Cantwell’s The Parts You Lose.

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