the-expendables-3The details of the soundtrack album for the action sequel The Expendables 3 have been revealed. The album features the film’s original music composed by Brian Tyler (Fast Five, Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, Now You See Me) who previously scored the first two movies in the series. The soundtrack will be released . Silva Screen Records will release the soundtrack overseas on August 14, 2014 and the album will be released physically in the U.S. on August 26 by La-La Land Records  (visit Amazon to pre-order the CD). Click here to listen to audio clips. The Expendables 3 is directed by Patrick Hughes and stars Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Wesley Snipes, Antonio Banderas, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford, Dolph Lundgren, Kelsey Grammer, and Arnold Schwarzenegger.  Read the rest of this entry »

ironcladMedia Recordings will release a soundtrack album for the action adventure Ironclad: Battle for Blood. The album features the film’s original music composed by Andreas Weidinger. The soundtrack will be released digitally on August 5, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Check out audio clips after the jump. Ironclad: Battle for Blood is directed by Jonathan English and stars Michelle Fairley, Tom Austen, Tom Rhys Harries, Roxanne McKee, Rosie Day, Predrag Bjelac, Andy Beckwith, David Caves and Twinnie Lee Moore. The movie follows one of the survivors of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle who fights a brutal battle to protect his family’s estate from fierce Celtic raiders. Read the rest of this entry »

the-equalizerVarese Sarabande has announced a soundtrack album for the upcoming thriller The Equalizer. The album features the film’s original music composed by Harry Gregson-Williams (The Chronicles of NarniaShrekMan on FireKingdom of Heaven). The soundtrack will be released on September 23, 2014. Check back on this page for the full album details. The Equalizer is directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) and stars Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Marton Csokas, David Harbour, Bill Pullman and Melissa Leo. The movie is based on the 80s television show and follows a retired covert operative who is working at a Home Depot when one of his acts of kindness towards a prostitute gets him embroiled with the Russian mob.  Read the rest of this entry »

the-giverSony Classical will release a score album for the sci-fi drama The Giver. The album features the film’s original music composed by Marco Beltrami (ScreamWorld War ZThe Wolverine3:10 to Yuma). The soundtrack will be released overseas on August 18, 2014. Check back on this page for the domestic release date. Audio clips are available after the jump. As previously reported, Interscope Records will release a separate soundtrack featuring the songs from the film. The Giver is directed by Phillip Noyce and stars Brenton Thwaites, Odeya Rush, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgard, Taylor Swift, Cameron Monaghan, Emma Tremblay and Katie Holmes. The movie based on the bestselling novel by Lois Lowry is set to be released nationwide on August 15, 2014 by the Weinstein Company.  Read the rest of this entry »

lordeLionsgate announced today that singer/songwriter Lorde has been chosen to curate the soundtrack album for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. She will be hand-picking the artists for the soundtrack and will also provide the first single for the film and album. The album will be released by Republic Records this fall. The 17-year-old New Zealand native who is best known for her hit song Royals and the album Pure Heroine received two Grammy Awards earlier this year for Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance. The third installment in The Hunger Games series is directed by Francis Lawrence and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Stanley Tucci and Elizabeth Banks. Read the rest of this entry »

hundred-foot-journeyHollywood Records will release a soundtrack album for the comedy drama The Hundred-Foot Journey. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award winner A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire127 HoursMillion Dollar Arm). Also included are songs performed by Bollywood music singer Nakash Aziz and mezzo-soprano Solange Merdinian. The soundtrack will be released digitally on August 12, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on AmazonThe Hundred-Foot Journey is directed by Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules), written by Steven Knight (Locke) and stars Helen Mirren, Manish Dayal, Om Puri and Charlotte Le. The movie follows an Indian family who moves to the south of France and opens an Indian restaurant a hundred feet across the street from a Michelin starred French restaurant. Read the rest of this entry »

hungry-heartsNicola Piovani is composing the music for the upcoming drama Hungry Hearts. The film is written and directed by Saverio Costanzo (PrivateIn Memory of Myself) and stars Adam Driver, Alba Rohrwacher and Roberta Maxwell. The movie follows a young married couple in New York City that engages in a fateful struggle over the life of their newborn child. Mario Gianani (Vincere, Me and You) and Lorenzo Mieli (In Treatment) are producing the project. Costanzo’s last feature The Solitude of Prime Numbers featured a score by Mike Patton. Read the rest of this entry »

bmiThis Saturday, BMI will present its annual roundtable chat as part of the Don’t Knock The Rock music documentary festival. Participants include director James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now, Smashed), Allison Anders (Grace In My Heart, Sugartown), music supervisors Tiffany Andrews (Like Crazy, Smashed) and Danny Bramson (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire), composer Miriam Cutler (American Promise, King’s Point), BMI Film/TV Department Vice President Doreen Ringer Ross and director Denny Tedesco (The Wrecking Crew). The panelists will discuss the changing landscape for music rights and new media. Read the rest of this entry »

maps-to-the-starsThe full details of the soundtrack album for David Cronenberg’s drama Maps to the Stars have been revealed. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award winner Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Silence of the Lambs, Hugo). The soundtrack will be released on September 9, 2014 by Howe Records and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The label has previously released a single featuring a track from the composer’s score earlier this year. Maps to the Stars stars Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, Olivia Williams, Evan Bird and Sarah Gadon and tells the story of an archetypical Hollywood dynasty, including a psychotherapist, who has made a fortune with his self-help manuals. Read the rest of this entry »

intrudersBear McCreary has been tapped to score the upcoming BBC America original series Intruders. The show is created by Glen Morgan (Final DestinationThe X-Files) and stars John Simm, Mira Sorvino, Tory Kittles, James Frain and Millie Brown. The drama is set in the Pacific Northwest and follows a secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others. Morgan is also executive producing the project with Jane Tranter (Criminal Justice) & Julie Gardner (Doctor WhoTorchwood) and Rose Lam (The L Word). Tranter also serves as an executive producer on the McCreary-scored Starz series DaVinci’s Demons. Eduardo Sanchez (The Blair Witch ProjectExists) and Daniel Stamm (13 Sins) have directed the first episodes of Intruders, which is set to premiere on August 23, 2014 and will air every Saturday on BBC America. Read the rest of this entry »