August 28, 2009 / 3:26 AM / in 9 years

Composer Hans Zimmer game for "Call of Duty"

NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer is writing music for his first videogame project, “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,” one of the year’s most anticipated releases.

The sequel to the first-person action best-seller “Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare” comes from Activision Blizzard’s Infinity Ward studio and hits stores November 10.

Zimmer’s Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency confirmed his involvement in the project.

Zimmer’s film resume includes “The Dark Knight,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Gladiator,” “Rain Man” and “Driving Miss Daisy.” He won an Oscar in 1995 for “The Lion King.” Upcoming movie work includes “Sherlock Holmes” and “Inception.”

Editing by SheriLinden at Reuters

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