texas-risingUniversal Music Group Nashville will release a soundtrack album for the History event series Texas Rising. The album features the film’s original music composed by Oscar nominees John Debney (The Passion of the Christ, Elf, Iron Man 2, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water) and Bruce Broughton (Silverado, Tombstone, Young Sherlock Holmes). Also included is the original song Take Me To Texas written by Shane McAnally and Brandy Clark, as well as a cover version of the Tom Petty classic I Won’t Back Down performed by Kris Kristofferson and the original piece Igual Que Yo performed by guitarist José Feliciano. The soundtrack will be released digitally on May 19, 2015. Texas Rising is directed by Roland Joffe (The Mission) and stars Bill Paxton, Brendan Fraser, Ray Liotta, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olivier Martinez, Thomas Jane, Crispin Glover, Rhys Coiro, Jeremy Davies, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Christopher McDonald, Max Thieriot, Chad Michael Murray, Trevor Donovan, Robert Knepper, Jeff Fahey, Rob Morrow and Kris Kristofferson. Read the rest of this entry »

marco-poloSony Classical will release a soundtrack album for the Netflix original series Marco Polo. The album features selection from the show’s original music composed by Peter Nashel (Lie to Me, Bee Season, Life on Mars) and Eric V. Hachikian, as well as the main titles theme by Daniele Luppi (Magic City). The soundtrack is set to be released later this month. Check back on this page for the cover art and release date. Marco Polo is created by John Fusco and stars Lorenzo Richelmy, Zhu Zhu, Joan Chen, Benedict Wong, Remy Hii, Olivia Cheng, Claudia Kim, Uli Latukefu, Chin Han and Tom Wu. The show tells the story Marco Polo’s early years in the court of Kublai Khan, the Khagan of the Mongolian Empire and the founder of the Yuan dynasty, which lasted from 1271-1368. Read the rest of this entry »

black-massTom Holkenborg aka Junkie XL has been tapped to score the upcoming thriller Black Mass. The film is directed by Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart, Out of the Furnace) and stars Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon, Dakota Johnson, Jesse Plemons, Corey Stoll, Rory Cochrane, Sienna Miller and Adam Scott. The movie tells the true story of Whitey Bulger, the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf. Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth (Edge of TomorrowFair GameGet On Up) wrote the screenplay based on the book by Dick Lehr & Gerard O’Neill. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Glue’ Soundtrack Released

Posted: May 6, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in TV Music Albums
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glueEntertainment One (eOne Music) has released a soundtrack album for the British mini-series Glue. The album features selections from the show’s original music composed by Walter Mair (Blood Orange, Grand Theft Auto). The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon. Check out audio clips after the jump. Glue is created by Jack Thorne (Skins, The Fades, This Is England)) and directed by Daniel Nettheim, Oliver Blackbur and Cathy Brady. The 8-parter starring Yasmin Paige, Jessie Cave, Callum Turner, Jordan Stevens and Charlotte Spencer is set in the English rural countryside and centers around the friends of 14-year-old boy, Cal Bray, who is found dead. Read the rest of this entry »

mon-roiStephen Warbeck has recently composed the music for the upcoming French romantic drama Mon Roi. The film is directed by Maïwenn and stars Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Bercot and Louis Garell. The movie follows a woman healing from a passionate but self-destructive love story. Maïwenn is directing the film and also co-wrote the screenplay with Etienne Comar (Of Gods and Men, Haute Cuisine). Alain Attal (Tell No One, The Concert, Little White Lies) is producing the project. Warbeck (Shakespeare in Love, Quills, Billy Elliot) and Maïwenn have previously collaborated on 2011’s Polisse. Read the rest of this entry »

nobodys-foolLa-La Land Records has released a soundtrack album for Paramount Pictures’ 1994 drama Nobody’s Fool directed by Robert Benton and starring Paul Newman, Jessica Tandy and Melanie Griffith. The album features the remastered and expanded original score from the film composed and conducted by Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Aviator, Hugo, The Departed), including previously unreleased music, as well as alternates and unused cues. For the full album details and to order the limited edition CD, visit the label’s official website, where you can also listen to audio samples. Read the rest of this entry »

mike-andrewsMichael Andrews has been hired to score the upcoming comedy Daddy’s Home. The film is directed by Sean Anders & John Morris (Horrible Bosses 2, That’s My Boy, Sex Drive) and stars Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, Hannibal Buress and Paul Scheer. The movie follows a mild-mannered radio executive who strives to become the best stepdad to his wife’s two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling and freeloading real father arrives. Brian Burns (Entourage, Blue Bloods) wrote the screenplay with revisions by Anders & Morris, Chris Henchy (The Other Guys, The Campaign) & Adam McKay (Anchorman, Talladega Nights) and Etan Cohen (Tropic Thunder, Get Hard). Read the rest of this entry »

deutschland-83Reinhold Heil is composing the music for the upcoming SundanceTV event series Deutschland 83. The show is set in the 1980s and follows a 24-year-old East Germany native who is sent to the west as an undercover spy for the Stasi foreign service to gather the secrets of NATO military strategy. The 8-part series is written and created by American journalist and author Anna Winger (This Must Be the Place) and Joerg Winger and stars Jonas Nay, Maria Schrader, Ulrich Noethen, Sylvester Groth, Errol T. Harwood and Sonja Gerhardt. Edward Berger & Samira Radsi are directing the 8-parter and Joerg Winger & Nico Hofmann serve as the executive producers. Read the rest of this entry »

echoes-of-warA soundtrack album will be released for the western thriller Echoes of War. The album features the film’s original music composed by Hanan Townshend (To the Wonder, Knight of Cups, The Better Angels). The soundtrack will be released digitally on May 15, 2015 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Audio samples are embedded after the jump. Echoes of War is directed by Kane Senes and stars James Badge Dale, Ethan Embry, William Forsythe, Maika Monroe, Rhys Wakefield, Beth Broderick, Ryan O’Nan and Owen Teague. The movie is set in post-Civil War Texas where two neighboring farm families are grieving their losses while they struggle to survive. Read the rest of this entry »

san-andreasWaterTower Music will release a soundtrack album for the action adventure San Andreas. The album features the film’s original music composed by Andrew Lockington (Journey to the Center of the EarthJourney 2: The Mysterious IslandPercy Jackson: Sea of Monsters). Also included is a cover version of California Dreamin’ performed by Sia. The soundtrack will be released digitally on May 12, 2015 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Audio clips are available after the jump. San Andreas is directed by Brad Peyton and stars Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Ioan Gruffudd, Archie Panjabi, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Art Parkinson and Paul Giamatti. Read the rest of this entry »