MovieScore Media has announced a soundtrack album for the Danish psychological drama The Pact (Pagten). The album features the film’s original music composed by Frederic Vercheval (This Is Our Land, The Sower, Pas son genre, Diamond 13, Mother’s Instinct). The soundtrack will be released digitally next Friday, August 6, 2021 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The Pact is directed by Bille August (Pelle the Conqueror, The House of the Spirits) and stars Birthe Neumann, Simon Bennebjerg, Asta August and Nanna Skaarup Voss. The movie centers on the intense friendship between Karen Blixen, the Danish author best known for her autobiographical novel Out of Africa and Thorkild Bjørnvig, a young poet she met after returning from Africa. Read the rest of this entry »

Composer Michael Abels (Bad Education, Allen v. Farrow, Fake Famous, See You Yesterday) is set to reteam with director Jordan Peele on the upcoming horror movie Nope. The film written and directed by Peele will star Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun, Barbie Ferreira, Brandon Perea and Michael Wincott. No plot details have been announced yet. Peele is also producing the project through his Monkeypaw Productions company, alongside Ian Cooper (Candyman). Abels has previously scored the director’s first two features, Get Out and Us, for which he was shortlisted in Original Score category at last year’s Academy Awards. Read the rest of this entry »

Walt Disney Records will release the official soundtrack album for the action adventure Jungle Cruise. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award nominee James Newton Howard (The Hunger Games, The Sixth Sense, King Kong, Maleficent, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Signs, Raya and the Last Dragon). The soundtrack will be released digitally this Friday, July 30. Check back on this page for the streaming/download link. Jungle Cruise is directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and stars Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Edgar Ramirez, Jack Whitehall, Jesse Plemons and Paul Giamatti. The movie is inspired by the famous Disneyland theme park ride and follows a charismatic riverboat captain and a determined explorer on a research mission through Amazon jungle . Read the rest of this entry »

Mathieu Lamboley (Lupin, A Minuscule AdventureSisters in Arms, Lolo,  Return of the Hero) has composed the original music for the new French Netflix original film The Last Mercenary (Le dernier mercenaire). The movie is directed by David Charhon (On the Other Side of the Tracks, Cyprien) and stars Jean-Claude Van Damme, Alban Ivanov, Éric Judor, Patrick Timsit, Miou-Miou, Assa Sylla, Samir Decazza, Valérie Kaprisky, Djimo and Nassim Lyes. The action comedy revolves around a legendary secret agent-turned-mercenary who comes out of hiding to save the son he’s never met and who is being framed by an international terrorist organization. Read the rest of this entry »

JaJo Records has released a soundtrack album for the Irish thriller Black Medicine. The album features the film’s original music composed by James Everett (The Dig, Bad Day for the Cut, The Dakota Entrapment Tapes). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download here, where you can also check out audio samples. Black Medicine is written and directed by Colum Eastwood and stars Amybeth McNulty, Orla Brady and Antonia Campbell-Hughes. The movie centers on a black-market medic carrying out illegal operations for the criminal underworld who is given refuge to a young girl and must choose between breaking her medical oath or crossing her ruthless employers. Read the rest of this entry »

Intrada Records has announced a new soundtrack album for Tim Burton’s 1999 gothic horror movie Sleepy Hollow starring Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon and Casper Van Dien. The 4-CD set features the film’s original music composed by Danny Elfman (Batman, Spider-Man, Alice in Wonderland, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas), including the content of the original 1999 soundtrack album (released by Hollywood Records) on the first disc and the composer’s complete score, as well as alternate cues on the second, third and fourth discs, Visit the label’s official website to order the soundtrack, to check out audio samples and for more details about the release. Read the rest of this entry »

Drum & Lace (The Gospel According to AndréGood GirlsDeadly Illusions) and Ian Hultquist (Assassination NationAnimals, Die in a Gunfight) have been tapped to score the upcoming Amazon original series I Know What You Did Last Summer. The show is based on the 1973 novel of the same title by Lois Duncan and stars Madison Iseman, Brianne Tju, Ashley Moore, Ezekiel Goodman, Sebastian Amoruso, Fiona Rene, Cassie Beck, Brooke Bloom and Bill Heck. The horror series is being described as a modern take of the 1997 film adaptation (scored by John Debney) and follows a group of teenagers who are stalked by a mysterious killer a year after a fatal accident on their graduation night. Read the rest of this entry »

The full details of the soundtrack album for the biographical drama Respect have been announced. The album features the Aretha Franklin songs from the movie performed by lead actress Jennifer Hudson. Also included is the original song Here I Am (Singing My Way Home) co-written and performed by Hudson (already available to stream/download now). The soundtrack will be coming out digitally and physically (on CD and vinyl) on August 13 by Epic Records and is now available for pre-order in all formats on Amazon. A second track from the album, (You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman, has recently been released and can be checked out after the jump. Respect is directed by Liesl Tommy and stars Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Marc Maron, Audra McDonald, Tituss Burgess, Hailey Kilgore, Skye Dakota Turner, Saycon Sengbloh, Heather Headley, Tate Donovan and Mary J. Blige. Read the rest of this entry »

Dominic Lewis (The Man in the High Castle, Peter Rabbit, Money Monster, Monsters at Work, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween) has been hired to score the upcoming action thriller Bullet Train. The film is directed by David Leitch (Deadpool 2, John Wick, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw) and stars Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Zazie Beetz, Sandra Bullock, Logan Lerman, Andrew Koji, Brian Tyree Henry, Bad Bunny, Masi Oka, Michael Shannon, Hiroyuki Sanada and Karen Fukuhara. The movie is based on the Japanese novel Maria Beetle by best-selling author Kotaro Isaka and follows five assassins who find themselves on a fast moving train in Japan and realize that their assignments have something in common. Read the rest of this entry »

Music Box Publishing has released a soundtrack album for the French sci-fi adventure The Last Journey of Paul W. R. (Le dernier voyage). The album features the film’s original music composed by Etienne Forget (Missions, Victor Hugo – Enemy of the State, The Forest, Hero Corp). Visit Amazon or any other major digital music services to stream/download the soundtrack and to check out audio samples. The Last Journey of Paul W. R. is co-written and directed by Romain Quirot and stars Hugo Becker, Jean Reno, Lya Oussadit-Lessert and Paul Hamy. The movie based on Quirot’s 2015 short is set in 2050, at a time when temperatures have reached unbearable heights, and follows the most talented astronaut of its generation, the only man who can save the world. Read the rest of this entry »