‘Arrival’ & ‘Sicario’ Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson Passes Away at 48

The last 24 hours have been miserable. Last night, David Simon took to Twitter to sadly announce that Reg E. Cathey, the astounding character actor known for key roles in TV (House of Cards, The Wire, Oz, Outcast, etc.) and film (Airheads, The Mask, American Psycho, Pootie Tang, etc.), had passed away after a battle with cancer at 60. And then this morning, the sense of loss was compounded with the news that Jóhann Jóhannsson, the ingenious musician and composer behind the wondrous scores for Sicario, Arrival, and The Theory of Everything, has also passed away due to …

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