Today we are sitting in a cafe inside Hong Kong's Disneyland as the theme park launches its new Mystic Point section, which features a soundtrack Elfman has put together. The Los Angeles native proves an engaging interview, confident and calm but occasionally adding a flourish of emotion.
Before the interview draws to a close, Elfman wants us to know Hong Kong might figure in his future - if all goes to plan. "Some day I would love to work with [comedian, actor and director] Stephen Chow [Sing-chi]. To me Kung Fu Hustle is one of the best movies ever made. I've shown that to a million people," he says.
"I say 'Look what can be done with this much money and a ton of imagination, rather than a ton of money and not that much imagination'. It's the most original film that I have seen in the past 10 or 20 years. It's always been a dream to visit one of his sets. One of these days, if destiny decides, it just might happen."
Elfman takes a breath, a pause for dramatic effect. "Do you hear that, Mr Chow?"Baca lengkapnya di sini.