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HAIM to provide music for new Netflix film ‘The Witch Boy’

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Haim look set to compose original music upcoming Netflix animated film, The Witch Boy.

The news began to surface following a post on The Most, Netflix’s Twitter account for LGBTQ+ content. The account revealed news about the film and stated that it was currently in production. “In a world where girls are born witches and boys shapeshifters,” the post reads, “a young boy named Aster discovers his own witch abilities and embarks on an adventure to defeat a mysterious evil.”

“Oh, and original music from HAIM!!” the post added, which got tails wagging from the band’s ardent fanbase. The Witch Boy will be directed by Oscar-nominated director Minkyu Lee, who previously picked up acclaim for his work on films like Adam & Dog.

“My hope is that this film, by celebrating queerness & ‘otherness,’ will come to audiences around the world as something truly special,” Minkyu said about the forthcoming film in a statement shared on Twitter by The Most’s account.

The director also declared he wanted to create “an animated film that pushes the medium forward both in content & form.”

Haim have experience in producing music for animated films, having previously delivered the track, ‘Feel The Thunder’ for The Croods: The New Age last year.

This article was first published on Best of Netflix.