Rael Jones (Harlots, My Cousin Rachel, Kids in Love, The Salisbury Poisonings) has been hired to score the upcoming British drama Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris. The film is directed by Anthony Fabian (Louder Than Words, Skin) and stars Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert, Jason Isaacs, Lambert Wilson, Lucas Bravo and Alba Baptista. The movie is based on Paul Gallico’s novella and tells the story of a widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London who falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, and embarks on an adventure to Paris to get one of her own. Fabian also co-wrote the screenplay with Carroll Cartwright (What Maisie Knew) and Keith Thompson (The Sapphires, Introducing the Dwights), with additional writing by Olivia Hetreed (Girl with a Pearl Earring). Read the rest of this entry »

C-ZEE has released a soundtrack album for the Polish historical drama Zieja – Truth Makes Free. The album features the film’s original music composed by Cezary Skubiszewski (The Sapphires, Death Defying Acts, Red Dog, Picnic at Hanging Rock). Visit Amazon or any other major digital music service to stream/download the soundtrack. Zieja is directed by Robert Glinski and stars Andrzej Seweryn, Mateusz Więcławek, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Tadeusz Bradecki and Jakub Wieczorek. The movie is set in 1970s Warsaw and tells the story of a priest who is persecuted by the communist regime for his part in the democratic opposition. Read the rest of this entry »

La-La Land Records and Paramount Music will release the official soundtrack album for the horror sequel A Quiet Place Part II. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award nominee Marco Beltrami (3:10 to Yuma, Scream, Ford v. Ferrari, Logan, The Hurt Locker, World War Z, The Wolverine) who previously scored the original 2018 movie. A CD version (limited to 2,000 copies) will be available to order on La-La Land Records’ website on May 25 and a digital version is expected to be released on May 28. Check back on this page for the purchase links. A Quiet Place Part II is written and directed by John Krasinski and stars Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe and Djimon Hounsou. The movie follows the Abbott family who must face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Read the rest of this entry »

Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans (OzarkBoy ErasedThe Gift, The White TigerThe Devil All the Time, Enemy) have composed the original music for the upcoming National Geographic documentary Cousteau. The film is directed by Liz Garbus (What Happened, Miss Simone?, Lost Girls, Bobby Fischer Against the World) and focuses on the world’s most famous ocean explorer, Jacques Cousteau, who revolutionized our understanding of the natural world, giving mankind the resources to explore the ocean with the first open-circuit, self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. The movie explores the renowned explorer’s life, revealing the man behind some of the world’s most significant contributions to marine conservation. Read the rest of this entry »

Gearbox Records will release a soundtrack album for the documentary The United Way. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award nominee George Fenton (Dangerous LiaisonsGroundhog DayThe Blue PlanetHitch, Anna and the King, Ever After). The soundtrack will be released digitally next Monday, May 24 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The United Way is directed by Mat Hodgson and follows football legend Eric Cantona who shares his unique insights into the history and evolution of the iconic football club and the social and cultural environment that shaped it. The movie features new interviews with United stars and stalwarts such as David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Brian Kidd, Bryan Robson, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Bryan Robson, Teddy Sheringham & others.

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ASCAP has announced the winners of the 2021 ASCAP Screen Music Awards, recognizing its top film, television and video game composers. The accolades will take place under the hashtag #ASCAPAwards on ASCAP’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @ASCAP and @ASCAPScreen as part of a social media celebration through Thursday, May 20. The ASCAP Composers’ Choice Awards, voted on exclusively by the ASCAP composer and songwriter community, are presented to Trent Reznor & Jon Batiste for Film Score of the Year for Pixar’s Soul; to Raphael Saadiq for Television Score of the Year for HBO’s Lovecraft Country; to Steven Price for Documentary Score of the Year for David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet; to Philip Glass & Paul Leonard-Morgan for Television Theme of the Year for Amazon’s Tales from a Loop; and to Gustavo Santaolalla for Video Game Score of the Year for his work on The Last of Us Part II. Read the rest of this entry »

Karibanna Content has released a soundtrack album for the documentary Free Color. The album features the film’s original music composed by Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra and Los Angeles Philharmonic music director Gustavo Dudamel (The Liberator), Nascuy Linares (Embrace of the Serpent, Luxor), Devendra Banhart (Joshy, Arkansas), Alvaro Paiva Bimbo and Sebastián Arvelo. The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon (and any other major digital music services), where you can also check out audio samples. Free Color is directed by Alberto Arvelo and centers on  late Carlos Cruz-Diez, one of the most prominent and influential Kinetic-Optic artists of our time. The movie follows the maestro as he takes on the most daring project of his creative life in his twilight years. Read the rest of this entry »

WaterTower Music has released a soundtrack album for the HBO original series The Nevers. The album features selections of the original music from the show’s first six episodes composed by Emmy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Mark Isham (Crash, A River Runs Through It, Once Upon a Time, Miracle, Warrior, The Accountant, Judas and the Black Messiah). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download here, where you can also check out audio samples. The Nevers is created by Joss Whedon and stars Laura Donnelly, Ann Skelly, Olivia Williams, James Norton, Tom Riley, Eleanor Tomlinson, Rochelle Neil, Amy Manson, Denis O’Hare, Pip Torrens, Zackary Momoh, Elizabeth Berrington, Anna Devlin, Kiran Sonia Sawar, Viola Prettejohn, Ella Smith, Nick Frost and Ben Chaplin. The drama is set in Victorian London and revolves around a new underclass equipped with extraordinary abilities who must fight the forces determined to annihilate their kind. Read the rest of this entry »

Gaute Storaas (A Man Called Ove, The Last King, Nina’s Children, Victoria) has recently scored the upcoming Swedish Netflix original film Dancing Queens. The movie is directed by Helena Bergström (Mending Hugo’s Heart, Holy Mess) and stars Molly Nutley, Marie Göranzon, Claes Malmberg, Rakel Wärmländer, Christopher Wollter, Ann Westin, Mattias Nordkvist, Max Ulveson, Razmus Nyström, Emil Almén, André Christenson, Fredrik Robertsson, Louie Indriana, Robert Fux, Dominika Peczynski and Fredrik Quiñones. The comedy drama revolves around a dancer who gets a job cleaning at a struggling drag club dreams of being in the show, when her talent catches an ambitious choreographer’s eye. Read the rest of this entry »

Premiering in the U.S. tonight is the British mini-series Death and Nightingales adapted and directed by Allan Cubitt and starring Matthew Rhys, Jamie Dornan and Ann Skelly. The show’s original music is composed by David Holmes (Ocean’s 11, Out of Sight, Haywire, Killing Eve, Logan Lucky, Ordinary Love, Analyze That) and Gerry Diver (Pixie). The 3-part drama, which tells a story of love, betrayal and revenge set in the haunting countryside of Northern Ireland in 1885, premiered in the UK in 2018 on BBC Two (and in Ireland on RTÉ One) and is making its U.S. debut on Starz.

Also premiering tonight is the Starz original series Run the World created by Leigh Davenport and starring Bresha Webb, Amber Stevens West, Corbin Reid, Tonya Pinkins, Andrea Bordeaux, Stephen Bishop, Tosin Morohunfola, Erika Alexander, Jay Walker and Nick Sagar. Robert Glasper (The PhotographMiles Ahead) & Derrick Hodge are composing the show’s original music. Check out our previous news article to learn more about the comedy drama, which will air every Sunday on Starz. Read the rest of this entry »