geostormLorne Balfe is scoring the upcoming action adventure Geostorm. The film is directed by Dean Devlin (Independence Day, Stargate) and stars Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Daniel Wu, Ed Harris, Andy Garcia, Alexandra Maria Lara, Adepero Oduye, Amr Waked, Robert Sheehan and Eugenio Derbez. The movie takes place after an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatens the planet and the world’s leaders come together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Wilson’ Soundtrack Released

Posted: March 28, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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wilsonFox Music has released a soundtrack album for the comedy Wilson. The album features the film’s original music composed by Jon Brion (MagnoliaEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, I Heart HuckabeesPunch-Drunk LoveThe Other Guys). The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Wilson is directed by Craig Johnson and stars Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Judy Greer, Cheryl Hines and Isabella Amara. The movie is based on the graphic novel of the same title by Daniel Clowes and follows a lonely, neurotic middle-aged misanthrope who reunites with his estranged wifeand gets a shot at happiness when he learns he has a teenage daughter he’s never met. Read the rest of this entry »

webber-riceSTX Entertainment announced today during the studio’s presentation at CinemaCon in Las Vegas that Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice are writing new songs for an upcoming film adaptation of the stage musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Also on board the project is Elton John who is producing the project for his Rocket Pictures company. The movie tells the biblical story of Joseph, the favorite son of Jacob, who is sold into slavery by his jealous siblings.   Read the rest of this entry »

BAFTA TV Craft Awards Nominees Announced

Posted: March 28, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

baftaThe BAFTA TV Craft Awards nominations have been announced today. Check out the nominees in the music-related category after the jump. This year’s awards ceremony hosted by Stephen Mangan will take place at the Brewery, London, on April 23, and will be hosted for the sixth time by Stephen Mangan. The BAFTA TV Awards nominations will be announced on April 11.  Read the rest of this entry »

julies-greenroomVarese Sarabande has announced the details of the soundtrack album for the Netflix original series Julie’s Greenroom. The album features the songs from the show performed by Julie Andrews, Giullian Yao Gioiello, Alec Baldwin, Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, David Hyde Pierce & more. Also included are selections from the series’ original score composed by Grammy Award nominee Ryan Shore (PrimeThe Shrine, Harvard ManPenn Zero: Part-Time Hero). The soundtrack will be released digitally on April 14, 2017 and physically on May 5. Visit Amazon to pre-order the CD. Read the rest of this entry »

amazon-adventureAntonio Pinto has composed the score for the upcoming IMAX/Giant Screen production Amazon Adventure. The movie is directed by Mike Slee and stars Calum Finlay, Bege Muniz, Ed Birch, William Postlewaithe, Robert Daws and Louis Patridge. The film tells the true story of Henry Bates, the son of a sock maker, who risked his life in the perilous Amazon in the 1850’s and discovered the “beautiful proof” for the greatest explanation ever put forward for the development of life on earth.  Read the rest of this entry »

warren-buffettDrawing Number One has released a soundtrack album for the HBO documentary Becoming Warren Buffett. The album features the film’s original music composed by Saul Simon MacWilliams (GleasonJim: The James Foley StoryChasing Coral). The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon, where you can also listen to audio samples. Becoming Warren Buffett is directed by Peter Kunhardt and chronicles Buffett’s evolution from an ambitious, numbers-obsessed boy from Nebraska into one of the richest, most respected men in the world.  Read the rest of this entry »

alphagoHauschka (aka Volker Bertelmann) is composing the original music for the upcoming documentary AlphaGo. The film is directed by Greg Kohs (The Great Alone) and follows Google’s DeepMind team as it takes on one of the world’s top Go (Chinese board game) players in a weeklong tournament, pitting man against machine in a competition that reveals as much about the workings of the human mind as it does the future of AI.  Read the rest of this entry »

blue-planetBBC America announced today that Hans ZimmerJacob Shea and Jasha Klebe are scoring the upcoming BBC docu-series Blue Planet II for Bleeding Fingers Music. The 7-part series is presented and narrated by Sir David Attenborough and will immerse audiences in the world’s oceans, which are still the most expansive but least known parts of our planet. The show is produced by BBC Studios Natural History Unit, BBC America, WDR and France Télévisions in partnership with The Open University. Read the rest of this entry »

big-little-liesABKCO Records has announced a soundtrack album for the HBO original series Big Little Lies. The album features songs from the show, including the opening title track Cold Little Heart by Michael Kiwanuka, as well as tracks by Charles Bradley, Alabama Shakes, Leon Bridges, cast member Zoë Kravitz & more. The soundtrack will be released digitally this Friday, March 31. The download link will be added to this article later this week. Big Little Lies is directed by Jean-Marc Vallee, executive produced and written by David E. Kelley and stars Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz, Alexander Skårsgard, Adam Scott, James Tupper and Jeffrey Nordling. Read the rest of this entry »