Bryon Burton

Bryon Burton is a contributor to The Hollywood Reporter.


How 'Shazam!' Score Took Inspiration From 'Superman'

For "Shazam!," composer Benjamin Wallfisch took a page out of Superman's playbook. New Line and DC’s "Shazam!" marks Wallfisch’s third collaboration with director David F. Sandberg after 2016's "Lights Out" and 2017's "Annabelle: Creation" — and the genre-bending superhero flic brought several new challenges to the British-born composer.
Black Panther

'Black Panther' Composer Scored a 4-Hour Cut of the Movie

Ludwig Goransson helped "Black Panther" roar its way to the big screen, but the Swedish composer is well aware he might not seem like the obvious choice to tackle a film that draws so heavily upon African culture.