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Who should compose the new Star Wars soundtracks?
Sam Mendes' composer of choice and serial Oscar nominee, Thomas Newman might not have much sci-fi on his CV, but there's one film soundtrack that really stands out. Disney Pixar's WALL-E was a triumph for Newman - it was nominated for two Oscars (score and song) - and proved that he had experience doing intelligent science fiction with a human angle. Plus, he's obviously in Disney's good books, so…