Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack to Pawn Sacrifice, starring Tobey Maguire (The Great Gatsby, Seabiscuit), Liev Schreiber (Salt, Defiance) and Peter Sarsgaard (NBC’s The Slap, An Education). The album features original score by eight-time Academy Award®-nominated composer James Newton Howard (Nightcrawler, Maleficent). Bleecker Street presents PAWN SACRIFICE in select theaters September 16, 2015. Read further for more details.
In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, PAWN SACRIFICE chronicles Fischer’s terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.
Directed by Edward Zwick, Pawn Sacrifice opens in theaters on September 16.