michael-jacksonZack Ryan has composed the original score for the new Lifetime original movie Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland. The film is directed by Dianne Houston and stars Navi in the title role, alongside Chad L. Coleman and Sam Agedoke. The movie is based on the best-selling book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, by Bill Whitfield, Javon Beard & Tanner Colby and centers on the hidden drama that took place during the last two years of the pop star’s life. Elizabeth Hunter (Jumping the BroomThe Fighting Temptations) wrote the script and Suzanne de Passe (Sister, Sister), Madison Jones, Robert Teitel (BarbershopMen of Honor) and Peter McGuigan are executive producing the project. Read the rest of this entry »

putin-interviewsJeff Beal has composed the score for the upcoming Showtime docu-series The Putin Interviews. The 4-parter is directed by Oliver Stone who, alongside his longtime documentary producer Fernando Sulichin, interviewed the Russian president Vladimir Putin more than a dozen times over the course of two years, most recently in February following the U.S. presidential elections. The series provides intimate insight into Putin’s personal and professional lives, from his childhood under communism, to his rise to power, his relations with four U.S. presidents, and his surprising takes on U.S.-Russian relations today. Varese Sarabande will release a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score from the show next month. Read the rest of this entry »

the-houseVarese Sarabande has announced a soundtrack album for the comedy The House. The album features the songs from the movie, including previously unreleased material from LL Cool J and Charli2NA of Jurassic 5. Also included is Snoop Dogg’s Gz And Hustlas and Alabama 3’s The Sopranos theme song Woke Up This Morning, as well as selections from the film’s original original score composed by Andrew Feltenstein John Nau (Anchorman 2: The Legend ContinuesCasa de mi Padre). The soundtrack will be released on June 30, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on AmazonThe House is directed by Andrew Jay Cohen and stars Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Jason Mantzoukas, Nick Kroll, Allison Tolman, Michaela Watkins, Ryan Simpkins, Jessie Ennis, Rob Huebel and Cedric Yarbrough. Read the rest of this entry »

back-from-moonJohnny Jewel has composed the original music for the upcoming indie drama Don’t Come Back from the Moon. The film marks the feature directorial debut of cinematographer Bruce Thierry Cheung (The Adderall DiariesIn Dubious Battle) and stars Jeffrey Wahlberg, Zackary Arthur, Alyssa Elle Steinacker, Cheyenne Haynes, James Franco and Rashida Jones. The movie revolves around a group of fathers in a small California desert town who abandon their children one by one leaving behind a wake of anger and crime as their sons and daughters come of age. Cheung also wrote the screenplay based on the 2005 novel by Dean Bakopoulos.  Read the rest of this entry »

the-big-sickThe full details of the soundtrack album for the comedy The Big Sick have been revealed. The album features the film’s original score composed by Michael Andrews (BridesmaidsDonnie DarkoFunny PeopleFreaks & GeeksNeighborsBad Teacher). Also included is the end credits song My Love by The Bird and The Bee. The soundtrack will be released next month and is now available for pre-order on AmazonThe Big Sick is directed by Michael Showalter and stars Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano and Anupam Kher. The movie produced by Judd Apatow follows a Pakistan-born comedian and an American grad student as they are dealing with their cultural differences as their relationship grows. Read the rest of this entry »

wish-uponThe composer duo of tomandandy has taken over scoring duties on the upcoming horror thriller Wish Upon. The film is directed by John Leonetti (Annabelle) and stars Joey King, Ryan Phillippe, Ki Hong Lee, Mitchell Slaggert, Shannon Purser, Sydney Park, Kevin Hanchard and Sherilyn Fenn. The movie follows a 16-year-old misfit who finds a magic box that promises a chance at the life she’s always wanted only to discover that each wish would demand a deadly payment. Barbara Marshall (Viral) wrote the screenplay. Sherryl Clark (Cloverfield, Plush) is producing the project for Busted Shark Productions.  Read the rest of this entry »

a-family-manLakeshore Records has announced a soundtrack album for the drama A Family Man. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award nominee Mark Isham (CrashA River Runs Through ItOnce Upon a TimeThe Accountant42Miracle). The soundtrack will be released digitally on June 2, 2017. The pre-order link will be added to this article soon. A Family Man is directed by Mark Williams and stars Gerard Butler, Alison Brie, Willem Dafoe, Gretchen Mol and Alfred Molina. The movie revolves around a ruthless corporate headhunter who battles his rival for control of their job placement company, until a family tragedy brings his personal and professional lives into conflict. Read the rest of this entry »

house-of-cardsVarese Sarabande will release a new soundtrack album for the Netflix original series House of Cards. The album features selections of the original music from the show’s fifth season composed by Jeff Beal (RomeMonk, Appaloosa, Pollock, Blackfish, The NewsroomPollock) who received an Emmy Award, as well as three additional Emmy nominations for his work on the political drama. The soundtrack will be released digitally on June 2, 2017 and physically on June 23. Visit Amazon to pre-order the 2-CD set. The label has previously released soundtracks for the previous four seasons of the hit drama. House of Cards created by Beau Willimon, executive produced by David Fincher and starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright follows a ruthless politician who will stop at nothing to conquer Washington, D.C.  Read the rest of this entry »

daddys-homeMichael Andrews is set to compose the original score for the upcoming comedy sequel Daddy’s Home 2. The film is directed by Sean Anders (Horrible Bosses 2Sex Drive) and stars Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini and John Cena in their roles from the original movie. They are joined by new additions Mel Gibson and John Lithgow. The movie follows Brad and Dusty as they must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. Anders wrote the screenplay with John Morris (We’re the MillersHot Tub Time Machine). Read the rest of this entry »

dark-universeDanny Elfman has composed a musical theme for Universal Pictures’ Dark Universe logo. The theme will make its first appearance in from of the inaugural film in the new classic monster series, Alex Kurtzman’s The Mummy starring Tom Cruise Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance & Russell Crowe, which will be released in theaters nationwide on June 9. Future titles of the Dark Universe include Bill Condon’s Bride of Frankenstein, which is set to be released on February 14, 2019. Check out a teaser for Dark Universe after the jump. Read the rest of this entry »