Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL) confirmed during a recent appearance on the Film Junkee Vodka Stream that he is attached to score George Miller’s upcoming Mad Max: Fury Road prequel Furiosa. The film will star Anya Taylor-Joy in the title role, alongside Chris Hemsworth and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. Miller (The Witches of Eastwick, Happy Feet, Baby: Pig in the City) is co-writing the screenplay with Nick Lathouris and is also producing the project with Doug Mitchell (Babe, Dead Calm). Holkenborg (Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Alita: Battle Angel, Black Mass, Divergent) has previously scored 2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road and is also collaborating with Miller on the upcoming Three Thousand Years of Longing. Read the rest of this entry »

The only movie opening in theaters nationwide is the live-action/animated feature Tom & Jerry directed by Tim Story and starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Rob Delaney, Colin Jost and Ken Jeong. The show’s original music is composed by Christopher Lennertz (The BoysLost in SpaceSausage PartyAgent Carter,  Horrible BossesSupernatural). WaterTower Music has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score earlier this month. Check out our previous article for the full album details and to learn more about the Warner Bros. Pictures production, which is also premiering on HBO Max today.

Opening in select theaters today before expanding nationwide on March 12 is the drama The Father co-written and directed by Florian Zeller and starring Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss, Rufus Sewell, Imogen Poots and Olivia Williams. Ludovico Einaudi (The IntouchablesThis Is EnglandSamba) has composed the film’s original music. No word on a soundtrack release. Check out our scoring assignment announcement for more information about the movie, which premiered at last year’s Sundance Film Festival and is being released by Sony Pictures Classics. Read the rest of this entry »

Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album for the supernatural horror thriller The Vigil. The album features the film’s original music composed by Michael Yezerski (Blindspotting, The Tax Collector, The Devil’s Candy, Deputy, Mr. Inbetween). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon or any other major digital music services. The Vigil is written and directed by Keith Thomas and stars Dave Davis, Fred Melamed, Menashe Lustig, Malky Goldman and Lynn Cohen. The movie follows a man providing overnight watch to a deceased member of his former Orthodox Jewish community who finds himself opposite a malevolent entity,. Read the rest of this entry »

Beijing Touch Wonder Technology Co. has released a soundtrack album for the Chinese fantasy epic A Writer’s Odyssey. The album features the film’s original music composed by Jed Kurzel (Alien: CovenantMacbeth, The Snowtown Murders, Assassin’s CreedThe Babadook, Overlord, The True History of the Kelly Gang). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download here, where you can also check out the track list and listen to audio samples. A Writer’s Odyssey is directed by Lu Yang and stars Lei Jiayin, Yang Mi, Yu Hewei, Dong Zijian  and Guo Jingfei. The movie tells the story of the author of a fantasy novel series following a heroic teenager on a quest to confront Lord Redmane, under the guidance of a Black Armor. Read the rest of this entry »

Deadline is reporting that composer/music producer Elliott Wheeler (The Get Down) and writer/director Michael Sucsy (The Vow, Grey Gardens) are writing the music and lyrics for the original movie musical A Lot Like Christmas. Sucsy will also direct the film, which is set in New York City and revolves around EGOT-winner Riva DeLange, a woman synonymous with Christmas, as she revives her once-famous Christmas special in an attempt to reconnect with her children who hate the holidays because of their mother. Brian Oliver (1917, Black Swan) and Brad Fischer (Shutter Island, Zodiac) are producing the project for New Republic Pictures, alongside Sucsy’s HungryDuck Productions. Read the rest of this entry »

Milan Records will release a soundtrack album for the sci-fi horror thriller Come True. The album features the film’s original music composed by Electric Youth and Pilotpriest (aka Anthony Scott Burns who also directed the movie). The soundtrack will be released digitally on March 12, 2021 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. A first track (Modern Fears (Pilotpriest Come True Version)) is already available to stream/download now and can be checked out after the jump. Come True is co-written and directed by Burns and stars Landon Liboiron, Skylar Radzion, Julia Sarah Stone, Carlee Ryski, Christopher Heatherington, Tedra Rogers, Skylar Radzion, Tiffany Helm and Orin McCusker. The movie follows a 18-year-old teenage runaway who submits to a university sleep study and hoping for an escape from her recurring nightmares, but soon realizes she’s become the conduit to a frightening new discovery. Read the rest of this entry »

Milan Records has released a soundtrack album for the drama Night of the Kings (La Nuit des rois). The album features the film’s original music composed by Olivier Alary (Alllure, Felix and Meira, First Match, A Brother’s Love). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon and any other major digital music services. Night of the Kings is written and directed by Philippe Lacôte and stars Denis Lavant, Issaka Sawadogo, Steve Tientcheu and Koné Bakary. The movie, which has recently been shortlisted (as the Ivorian entry) in the Best International Feature Film category for this year’s Academy Awards, tells the story of young man incarcerated in a prison in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire who must spend the whole night recounting a story if he hopes to survive. Read the rest of this entry »

Maisie Music Publishing will release the first soundtrack album for the Netflix animated series Kid Cosmic. The soundtrack features selections of the original music from the show composed by Andy Bean (Muppet Babies, Puppy Dog Pals). The Kid Cosmic and the Sonic Courage album will be released digitally tomorrow, February 26 and will be available to stream/download on Amazon and other digital music services. Kid Cosmic is created by Craig McCracken and features the voices of Jack Fisher, Tom Kenny, Amanda C. Miller, Kim Yarbrough, Keith Ferguson, Grey Griffin and Lily Rose Silver. The animated comedy centers on a boy whose superhero dreams come true when he finds five powerful cosmic stones, but saving the day is harder than he imagined. Read the rest of this entry »

Danny Elfman has revealed in a recent interview with Inverse that he is scoring the upcoming sci-fi thriller 65. The film is written and directed by Scott Beck & Bryan Woods (Haunt, screenwriters of A Quiet Place) and stars Adam Driver, Ariana Greenblatt and Chloe Coleman. No plot details have been announced yet. Beck and Woods are also producing the project with regular Elfman collaborator Sam Raimi (Spider-Man, Army of Darkness, Oz: The Great and Powerful, A Simple Plan), as well as Zainab Azizi and Deborah Liebling (PEN15, 50 States of Fright). Read the rest of this entry »

Lakeshore Records will release a soundtrack album for the crime drama Cherry. The album features the film’s original music composed by Henry Jackman (Captain America: The Winter Soldier & Civil War, Wreck-It-Ralph, X-Men: First Class, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Kong: Skull Island, Big Hero 6). The soundtrack will be released digitally tomorrow, February 26 exclusively on Apple Music/iTunes before being added to other digital music services a couple of weeks later. Cherry is directed by Joe & Anthony Russo and stars Tom Holland, Ciara Bravo, Jack Reynor, Michael Rispoli, Jeff Wahlberg, Forrest Goodluck and Michael Gandolfini. The movie chronicles the journey of a disenfranchised young man from Ohio who meets the love of his life, only to risk losing her through a series of bad decisions and challenging life circumstances. Read the rest of this entry »