Because Music will release a soundtrack album for the French drama 120 Beats Per Minute (120 battements par minute) aka BPM (Beats Per Minute). The album features the film’s original music composed by Arnaud Rebotini. The soundtrack will be released overseas on August 23, 2017. 120 Beats Per Minute is directed by Robin Campillo and stars Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois, Adèle Haenel, Antoine Reinartz, Félix Maritaud, Ariel Borenstein, Aloïse Sauvage and Simon Bourgade movie centers on a group of AIDS activists in the early 1990s in Paris. Read the rest of this entry »

Sony Masterworks will release a soundtrack album for Simon Curtis’ biographical drama Goodbye Christopher Robin starring Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Will Tilston, Kelly Macdonald, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Alex Lawther. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award nominee Carter Burwell (CarolFargoTwilight, In Bruges). The soundtrack will be released on October 13, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon The movie, which focuses on the relationship between Winnie the Poohcreator A.A. Milne and his son Robin, will be released on the same day by Fox Searchlight.  Read the rest of this entry »

Premiering on Friday, August 25, is the Amazon original series The Tick created by Ben Edlund based on his own comic book series and starring Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman, Jackie Earle Haley, Valorie Curry, Yara Martinez and Brendan Hine. The show’s original music is composed by Chris Bacon (Bates MotelSource CodeGnomeo & JulietSnatched). Check out our previous news article to learn more about the comedy. The full first season will be available to stream on Friday on Amazon.

Also premiering on Friday is the Netflix original series Disjointed created by Chuck Lorre & David Javerbaum and starring Kathy Bates, Dougie Baldwin, Elizabeth Ho, Elizabeth Alderfer, Aaron Moten and Tone Bell. Joseph LoDuca (The Evil DeathHercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior PrincessAsh vs. Evil Dead) is composing the show’s original music. Check out our scoring assignment announcement to learn more about the comedy, which follows a lifelong advocate for pot legalization who finally lives her dream as the owner of an Los Angeles cannabis dispensary. Read the rest of this entry »

Walt Disney Records will release the official soundtrack album for the Pixar animated feature CocoMichael Giacchino (Star TrekLostJurassic WorldSpider-Man: Homecoming, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) who previously scored Pixar’s Up, Inside Out, The Incredibles, Ratatouille & Cars 2 is composing the film’s original score. Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez are contributing the original song Remember Me and Germaine Franco & the film’s co-director Adrian Molina have also written additional songs for the film. The soundtrack will be released on November 17, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on AmazonRead the rest of this entry »

‘Gook’ Score Album Details

Posted: August 19, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Notefornote Music will release a score album for Justin Chon’s indie drama Gook. The album features the film’s original music composed by Roger Suen. The soundtrack will be released digitally on August 25, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Gook is written and directed by Chon who also stars in the movie alongside Simone Baker, David So, Curtiss Cook Jr., Sang Chon, Omono Okojie, Ben Munoz, Cesar Garcia, Isaiah Jarel and Kirlew Vilbon. The movie follows two Korean American brothers who strike up a friendship with an 11-year-old African American girl while racial tensions build to a breaking point as the 1992 Los Angeles riots break out.  Read the rest of this entry »

Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe are hosting a competition for the music community entitled, “Show us your Musical Genius!” Participants will submit their rendition or interpretation of the composers’ Emmy Award-nominated theme from the NatGeo original series Genius executive produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer & Ken Biller and starring Geoffrey Rush & Johnny Flynn and blue ribbon judges along with Zimmer and Balfe will pick the winners. Top prize winners of the musical challenge will be invited to a Zimmer or Balfe recording session in London or Los Angeles. Read the rest of this entry »

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend:

Expected to top the weekend box office is the action comedy directed by Patrick Hughes and starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung and Joaquim De Almeida. The film’s original score is composed by Atli Orvarsson (Vantage PointHansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters). Milan Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music, as well as the songs from the movie by Lionel Ritchie, Foreigner, King Harvest, Chuck Berry, Samuel L. Jackson & more. Click here for the full album details.

Also opening wide is the crime comedy Logan Lucky directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Seth MacFarlane, Riley Keough, Katie Holmes, Katherine Waterson, Sebastian Stan, Hilary Swank, Daniel Craig and Dwight Yoakam. David Holmes (Ocean’s Eleven, Out of Sight, Haywire) has composed the film’s original music. Milan Records has released a soundtrack featuring a score medley, as well as songs by John Denver, Creedance Clearwater Revival, Bo Diddley, John Fahey, The Groundhogs, LeAnn Rimes & more. Check out our previous article for the full album details. Read the rest of this entry »

Brian Tyler has been hired to score the upcoming romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians. The film is directed by Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe: RetaliationStep Up 2: The Streets) and stars Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Sonoya Mizuno, Chris Pang, Harry Shum Jr. and Awkwafina. The movie is based on Kevin Kwan’s novel of the same title and follows a Chinese-American economics professor and her boyfriend, who happens to be the heir to a massive fortune. Peter Chiarelli (The Proposal) and Adele Lim (Lethal Weapon) wrote the screenplay. Nina Jacobson (The Hunger Games), Brad Simpson (American Crime Story, Diary of a Wimpy Kid) and John Penotti are producing the project. Read the rest of this entry »

Universal Music has announced two soundtrack albums for the docu-series The Vietnam War. The first album features popular songs featured in the show that define the era, including tracks from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Simon & Garfunkel, Buffalo Springfield, The Byrds, Otis Redding, Santana, Ray Charles, Nina Simone & more. The soundtrack will be released on September 15, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Also being released on the same date is a 2-CD (and 3-LP) album featuring the 10-parter’s original music composed by Trent Reznor Atticus Ross (The Social NetworkGone GirlTe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). Check back on this page for the pre-order link.  Read the rest of this entry »

Milan Records has released a soundtrack album for action adventure The Adventurers. The album features the film’s original music composed by Tuomas Kantelinen (Mongol: Rise of Genghis Khan, Mindhunters, The Legend of Hercules). The soundtrack is now available digitally on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. The Adventurers is directed by Stephen Fung and stars Andy Lau, Qi Shu, Jean Reno and David Bowles. The movie tells the story of the world’s top thiefs who steal two pieces of valuable jewelry during the Cannes Film Festival and find themselves pursued across Europe by a legendary French detective.  Read the rest of this entry »