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John Williams should score Star Wars sequels, says composer tipped to replace him

April 17th, 2013 by bash 2 Comments

J.J. Abrams collaborator Michael Giacchino (above right) has said he hopes John Williams scores the new Star Wars sequels.

Rumoured to be in contention to compose music for the films himself, he addressed the subject at a post-concert Q&A in Switzerland.

“He [Williams] has been a great inspiration to me over the years,” Giacchino said. “He has been a great teacher to me and good friend and I would love nothing more than to hear more of his music from that universe.”

“If it were up to me I would say ‘John, you must do it’.”

Williams himself previously expressed interest in returning to Star Wars and told a concert audience in February

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