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Who should compose the new Star Wars soundtracks?
9. Alexandre Desplat
One of the busiest men in Hollywood, Alexandre Desplat recently told Classic FM that he completely idolises the original Star Wars composer John Williams. Indeed, a lot of his more commercial film scores owe a debt to Williams, but if he could mix that with strains of his more esoteric fare (like his recent soundtrack to Oscar-winner Argo) then the balance could be perfect.