Starz has launched the primary title theme track for its upcoming sequence Heels. Titled Love in Struggle, the track comes from Ben Bridwell, lead singer of the Grammy-nominated rock group Band of Horses, and sequence composer Jeff Cardoni.
The present’s music supervisor Jonathan Leahy was the one who prompt that Cardoni collaborate with Bridwell, who mentioned that he was “shocked” when the duo preferred his tough demo.
Right here’s what he mentioned about his expertise in an announcement:
“As a southern child who grew up watching wrestling and ready after the matches to get autographs, I used to be thrilled and honored to be requested by Jeff Cardoni and Jonathan Leahy to contribute to the Heels theme. It actually does really feel like a dream certainly. I used to be shocked once they preferred my tough demo, after which selected to make use of the ultimate model. I’ve needed to work extra in tv and movie, and I’m so grateful for the chance.”
Heels, created and govt produced by Michael Waldron (recent off of Marvel’s Loki and the upcoming Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity), is about “the women and men who chase their desires on the planet of small-town professional wrestling.”
The sequence stars Stephen Amell (Arrow) and Alexander Ludwig (The Starvation Video games) as Jack Spade and his youthful brother, Ace, respectively. Peter Segal, who directs a number of episodes, additionally serves as an govt producer. A “heel,” in skilled wrestling, is a time period used to explain the unhealthy man. Collider’s personal Vinnie Mancuso, in his review, wrote that Heels, “like 99% of precise professional wrestling, is unabashedly a cleaning soap opera, dropping wrestling-like backstabbings and betrayals right into a home setting, at all times with its drama dial turned to 11.”
The present additionally stars Alison Luff as Jack’s spouse, Staci; Kelli Berglund as Ace’s valet, Crystal; Mary McCormack as Jack’s enterprise companion, Willie; Allen Maldonado as Rooster Robbins, “top-of-the-line wrestlers within the circuit,” and Chris Bauer as Wild Invoice Hancock, “a larger-than-life former wrestling star who’s now a high-level professional wrestling scout.”
Heels premieres Sunday, August 15. Within the meantime, you may watch the title sequence here, and browse the official synopsis for the present under. You can even pre-save the present’s soundtrack in your streamer of selection here:
Set in a close-knit Georgia group, Heels follows a family-owned wrestling promotion as two brothers and rivals struggle over their late father’s legacy. Within the ring, any person should play the nice man and any person should play their nemesis, the heel. However in the true world, these characters will be arduous to stay as much as — or arduous to depart behind.
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