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

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.