Anthony Willis dissects his score to Promising Young Woman

  • Simon Edwards

“With trauma, you have to have seen the light as well as the dark. You can write music that is tense and scary, but the thing that is going to move you emotionally is imagining this relationship, that could have been so beautiful, but isn’t anymore.” I had the pleasure of speaking with Anthony Willis, lead composer of Promising Young Woman, for Spitfire Audio's Composer Magazine. We talked in-depth about his journey into film composition, turning expectation on its head, and his strung-out, tension-driven adaptation of Britney Spears' "Toxic". Follow the link below for the full story.