Publication: Film Music Reporter
Date: April 19, 2014
Josh Kramon is composing the score for the CW drama pilot iZombie. The show based on the DC Comics title of the same title is created by Rob Thomas & Diane Ruggiero and stars Rose McIver, Robert Buckley, Malcolm Goodwin, Alexandra Krosney and David Anders. The supernatural procedural and follows a medical student-turned-zombie who takes a job in the coroner’s office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. Thomas is directing the pilot episode and also executive producing the Warner Bros. Television production with Ruggerio, Danielle Stokdyk and Dan Etheridge. Kramon has previously collaborated with Thomas and the producers on the Veronica Mars show and its recent movie version, as well as Party Down and Cupid. The CW is expected to announce next month whether iZombie will be picked up to series.
Kramon is also composing the music for the upcoming MTV original series Happyland. The comedy is created by Ben Epstein (Daddy’s Girls) and stars Bianca Santos, Zulay Henao, Shane Harper, Katherine McNamara,Cameron Moulene, Brady Smith and Ryan Rottman. The show explores the underbelly of one of the country’s most popular themeparks and those who work there. Neil Meron & Craig Zadan (Smash, Hairspray, The Bucket List) are executive producing the project. Lee Toland Krieger (Celeste & Jesse Forever, The Vicious Kind) has directed the pilot episode. The first season of Happyland is set to premiere later this year on MTV.