Film composer James Horner, who scored the first of the rebooted Spider-Man movies and who has scored films such as Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan and Titanic, recently spoke with a fan site that follows his work. He gave some insight into what he feels made for a “terrible” Spidey reboot sequel.
Composer James Horner recently did an interview with fan site James Horner Film Music and didn’t hold back about his experience of jumping into the Marc Webb-directed first film, and why he decided not to return for a second round. It’s not pretty.
“He was very inexperienced and he and I had a very good relationship and the producers had their own opinion,” Horner explained about why he came aboard, and what happened behind the scenes. “And they didn’t want his input. And then Sony had their own, they just wanted action.”
“To me, the whole thing about doing the movie was I liked the director and there was a chance to write something for the two lead characters and then she dies in the next movie,” Horner said. “But the next movie ended up being so terrible, I didn’t want to do it. It was just dreadful.”