This past week, James Lavelle and Jack Leonard of the British music collective UNKLE have been recording their score for the upcoming FX original series Trust. The show is created by Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, The Full Monty) and stars Donald Sutherland, Michael Esper, Hilary Swank, Harris Dickinson, Brendan Fraser, Anna Chancellor, Norbert Leo Butz, Charlotte Riley and Luca Marinelli. The drama’s first season tells the story of John Paul Getty III, heir to the Getty oil fortune, and is set in 1973 when the young Getty is kidnapped in Rome and his mafia captors are banking on a multi-million dollar ransom. Read the rest of this entry »

Premiering tonight is the new Starz original series Counterpart created by Justin Marks and starring J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams, Harry Lloyd, Nazanin Boniadi, Nicholas Pinnock, Sara Serraiocco, Ulrich Thomson, Mido Hamada, Stephen Rea, Richard Schiff and Kenneth Choi. The show’s original music is composed by Jeff Russo (Fargo, Star Trek: Discovery, The Night Of, Legion, Snowfall). Check out our scoring assignment announcement and the official show website to learn more about the series, which will air Sunday nights on Starz. 

Also premiering tonight is the new Fox drama The Resident created by Amy Holden Jones, Hayley Schore & Roshan Sethi and starring Matt Czuchry, Bruce Greenwood, Emily VanCamp, Manish Dayal and Shaunette Wilson. Jon Ehrlich & Jason Derlatka (House, Parenthood, Goliath, The Slap, About a Boy) are composing the show’s original music. Click here to for more information about the show, which follows a young doctor who begins his first day under the supervision of a tough, brilliant senior resident and will air Monday nights son Fox. Read the rest of this entry »

Dhani Harrison & Paul Hicks (Learning to DriveGood Girls Revolt, Beautiful Creatures, White Famous, The Divide) have composed the original score for the upcoming documentary MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. The film is directed by Stephen Loveridge and centers on rapper/singer-songwriter, Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam aka M.I.A. Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, the movie captures Maya’s journey from immigrant teenager in London to international popstar M.I.A. Lori Cheatle, Andrew Goldman & Paul Mezey (Sugar, Beach Rats, Cold Souls) are producing the project. Read the rest of this entry »

Will Blair and Brooke Blair have composed the music for the new Sundance Now original series This Close. The show is created by Josh Feldman & Shoshannah Stern who are also starring in the comedy drama with Cheryl Hines, Zach Gilford, Colt Prattes and Marlee Matlin. The 6-part series revolves around two best friends who are deaf and try to balance their personal and professional lives. Feldman and Stern are also executive producing the project with Christine Vachon (Carol, Far from Heaven), David Hinojosa (Beatriz at Dinner), Mary Pat Bentel (Animals, Goodbye World), Paul Young (Central Intelligence, Black-ish) and director Andrew Ahn (Spa Night). Read the rest of this entry »

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend:

Opening in most theaters is the war drama 12 Strong directed by Nicolai Fuglsig and starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon and Michael Peña. The film’s original music is composed by Lorne Balfe (The LEGO Batman Movie, GeniusThe CrownTerminator Genisys, Home). WaterTower Music has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score. Click here for the full album details. The movie also features an original song, It Goes On performed by Zac Brown & Sir Rosevelt and written by Brown, Ben Simonetti & Niko Moon, which is available to download here.

Also opening wide is the heist thriller Den of Thieves directed by Christian Gudegast and starring Gerard Butler, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Pablo SchreiberO’Shea Jackson, Jr.Evan JonesCooper Anderson and Maurice Compte. Cliff Martinez (Drive, Traffic, The Neon Demon, Narc, The Foreigner) has composed the film’s original music. No soundtrack album has been announced. To learn more about the STX Entertainment release, which follows an elite crew of bank robbers who sets out to pull off the ultimate heist, visit the official movie website. Read the rest of this entry »

Walt Disney Records will release the official soundtrack album for the Disney Channel original movie Zombies. The album features the songs from the film performed by the movie musical’s cast including Meg Donnelly, Milo Manheim, Trevor Tordjman and Kylee Russell. The soundtrack will be released digitally and physically on February 16, 2018. Visit Amazon to pre-order the CD version and click here for the digital version. Zombies directed by Jeffrey Hornaday follows a semester at Seabrook High School in a suburban town filled with uniformity, traditions and pep rallies whose students must learn to coexist with new transfer students from Zombietown. Read the rest of this entry »

Jeff Russo (Fargo, The Night Of, Star Trek: Discovery) and Jordan Gagne are composing the score for new Paramount Network limited series Waco. Russo has also composed the main title theme for the show created by John Erick Dowdle & Drew Dowdle (No Escape, Quarantine) and starring Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, John Leguizamo, Andrea Riseborough, Rory Culkin, Melissa Benoist, Paul Sparks, Shea Whigham, Camryn Manheim and Julia Garner. The 6-parter is based on the true story of the 1993 FBI siege of a religious sect in Waco, Texas that resulted in the deadly shoot out and fire. The Dowdle Brothers are also executive producing the drama with Shannon, Kitsch and Salvatore Stabile. Read the rest of this entry »

Lakeshore Records will release a soundtrack album for the new TNT original series The Alienist. The album features selections of the show’s original music composed by Rupert Gregson-Williams (Wonder Woman, Hacksaw Ridge, The Legend of Tarzan, The Crown, Over the Hedge). The soundtrack will be released digitally next Friday, January 26, and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The Alienist is developed by Cary Fukunaga based on the novel of same name by Caleb Carr and stars Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning, Brian Geraghty, Robert Wisdom, Douglas Smith, Matthew Shear, Matt Lintz, Brian Geraghty and Q’orianka Kilcher. The drama is set in 1896, when a series of gruesome murders of boy prostitutes has gripped the city and follows a newly appointed top cop who calls upon a criminal psychologist and a newspaper illustrator to conduct the investigation in secret. Read the rest of this entry »

BMG Italy has released a soundtrack album for Paolo Virzi’s drama The Leisure Seeker. The album features the film’s original music composed by Carlo Virzi (Human Capital, The First Beautiful Thing, My Name Is Tanino). The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon, where you can also listen to audio clips. The Leisure Seeker starring Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Christian McKay, Janel Moloney, Dana Ivey and Dick Gregory follows a couple on a road trip as they travel from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West, recapturing their passion for life and their love for each other. The dramedy premiered at last year’s Venice Film Festival and will be released in select U.S. theaters on March 9 by Sony Pictures Classics (following an awards-qualifing release last month). Read the rest of this entry »

7Hz Productions has released a soundtrack album for the Sky and Amazon period drama Britannia. The album features selections of the show’s original music composed by Neil Davidge (PushUnleashedMonsters: Dark Continent, Halo 4, Hard Sun). The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Britannia is created by Jez Butterworth (Spectre), Tom Butterworth & James Richardson and stars Kelly Reilly, David Morrissey, Zoë Wanamaker, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Eleanor Worthington-Cox. The series executive produced by Sam Mendes is set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia, a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior women and powerful Druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld. Read the rest of this entry »