Spinnup has released a soundtrack album for the first German Netflix original film Isi & Ossi. The album features the movie’s original music composed by Michael Kadelbach (Perfume TV series, Cerro Torre: A Snowball’s Chance in Hell, 300 Worte Deutsch). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Isi & Ossi is written and directed by Oliver Kienle and stars Lisa Vicari, Christina Hecke, Pegah Ferydoni, Dennis Mojen and Walid Al-Atiyat. The romantic comedy revolves around a billionaire’s daughter who fakes a relationship with a cash-strapped boxer in order to coerce her parents into letting her pursue her culinary dreams. Read the rest of this entry »

Premiering in the U.S. today is the mini-series War of the Worlds created by Howard Overman based on H.G. Wells’ novel of the same name and starring Gabriel Byrne, Elizabeth McGovern, Léa Drucker, Adel Bencherif, Emilie de Preissac, Natasha Little, Daisy Edgar-Jones and Ty Tennant. The show’s original music is composed by David Martijn (De Dag, The Twelve). The 8-parter, which follows a group of astronomers detect a transmission from another galaxy, premiered in Europe last fall, is making its U.S. debut on Epix. Visit the official show website for more information.

Also premiering tonight is the Fox animated comedy Duncanville created by Mike Scully, Julie Scully & Amy Poehler and starring Poehler herself, Ty Burrell, Riki Lindhome, Betsy Sodaro, Yassir Lester and Zach Cherry. John Frizzell (Alien: ResurrectionDante’s PeakOffice Space, The Following, Beavis and Butthead Do America) is composing the show’s original music. Check out our previous news article to learn more about the series, which will air every Sunday night on Fox. Read the rest of this entry »

Universal Records has released the first two soundtracks for the new NBC comedy drama Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. The EPs feature the songs from the first two episodes of the show performed by cast members including Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, John Clarence Stewart, Peter Gallagher, Stephanie Styles and Michael Thomas Grant.Click here to download/stream the songs from Episode 1 and visit Amazon for the songs from Episode 2. More EPs with songs from each episode will be released weekly. Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist is created by Austin Winsberg and  also stars Jane Levy, Alex Newell and Mary Steenburgen. The series follows around a whip-smart computer coder in San Francisco who suddenly starts to hear the innermost wants, thoughts and desires of the people around her through popular songs. Read the rest of this entry »

Polish composer and violinist Stefan Wesolowski has announced this week that he will be scoring the upcoming drama Wolf. The film is written and directed by Nathalie Biancheri (Nocturnal) and stars George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp. The movie is set in a world in which people believe they are an animal trapped in a human body and follows a man who believes he is a wolf trapped in a human body. Jessie Fisk (Song of Granite) is producing the project for Feline Films. Read the rest of this entry »

Four new movies are opening in theaters nationwide this weekend:

Opening in most theaters is the live-action adventure comedy Sonic the Hedgehog directed by Jeff Fowler and starring James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Neal McDonough, Adam Pally and Jim Carrey. The film’s original music is composed by  Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL) (Mad Max: Fury RoadDeadpoolBatman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeAlita: Battle Angel, Terminator: Dark Fate). Paramount Music has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score digitally today. La-La Land Records will release a CD version soon. Check out our previous article for the full album details.

Also opening wide is the supernatural horror thriller Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island directed by Jeff Wadlow and starring Michael Peña, Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Jimmy O. Yang, Portia Doubleday, Ryan Hansen and Michael Rooker. Bear McCreary (Godzilla: King of the Monsters10 Cloverfield LaneThe Walking DeadBattlestar Galactica, Outlander) has composed the film’s original music. Madison Gate Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score. Check out our soundtrack album announcement for the full album details and to learn more about the Sony Pictures release. Read the rest of this entry »

Project SmyL has released a soundtrack album for the romantic comedy A Simple Wedding. The album features the film’s original music composed by Nima Fakhrara (The Signal, Detroit: Become Human, The Pyramid, The Girl in the Photographs). The soundtrack is now available to download/stream on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Also available now as a digital single is the original song Heart Unknown from the movie performed by Rita Wilson (click here to stream/download the track). A Simple Wedding is co-written and directed by Sara Zandieh and stars Tara Grammy, Christopher O’Shea, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Rita Wilson, Maz Jabroni, Peter Mackenzie, James Eckhouse, Houshang Touzie and Jaleh Modjallel. The movie revolves around a millennial Persian girl navigating a cross-cultural relationship. Read the rest of this entry »

John Frizzell Scoring Fox’s ‘Duncanville’

Posted: February 14, 2020 by filmmusicreporter in TV Scoring Assignments
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John Frizzell (Alien: ResurrectionDante’s PeakOffice SpaceBeavis and Butthead Do America) is composing the original score for the new Fox animated comedy Duncanville. The show is created by Mike Scully (The Simpsons), Julie Scully & Amy Poehler and stars Poehler herself, Ty Burrell, Riki Lindhome, Betsy Sodaro, Yassir Lester and Zach Cherry. Rashida Jones, Wiz Khalifa and Joy Osmanski are guest starring. The series centers around a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy with a rich fantasy life, and the people in his world. Mike and Julie Scully & Poehler are also executive producing the 20th Century Fox Television, Universal Television and FOX Entertainment production with Dave Becky (Master of None, Baskets). Read the rest of this entry »

Back Lot Music has released a soundtrack album for the new film adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma. The album features the movie’s original music composed by Isobel Waller-Bridge (FleabagVanity FairThe SplitVita and Virginia) & David Schweitzer (Bob the Builder). The soundtrack is now available digitally. Visit Amazon to stream/download the album and to check out audio samples. Emma is directed by Autumn de Wilde and stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Bill Nighy, Mia Goth, Miranda Hart, Josh O’Connor, Callum Turner, Rupert Graves, Gemma Whelan, Amber Anderson, Tanya Reynolds and Connor Swindells. The movie tells the story of Emma Woodhouse as she must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along. Read the rest of this entry »

Dubois Records has released a soundtrack album for the BBC drama World on Fire . The album features selections of the original music from the show’s first season composed by Dan Jones (On Chesil BeachShadow of the EmpireAny Human HeartLady MacbethThe Miniaturist). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio clips. World on Fire is written by Peter Bowker and stars Julia Brown, Yrsa Daley-Ward, Sean Bean, Lesley Manville, Jonah Hauer-King, Helen Hunt, Blake Harrison, Zofia Wichłacz, Brian J. Smith, Parker Sawyers, Tomasz Kot, Bruno Alexander, Patrick Kennedy, Johannes Zeiler and Eugénie Derouand. The World War II drama follows the intertwining fates of ordinary people in five countries as they grapple with the effects of the war on their everyday lives. Read the rest of this entry »

Darkroom & Interscope Records have released the title song for the 25th James Bond film No Time to Die. The song is written and performed by Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Billie Eilish and produced by her brother FINNEAS alongside Stephen Lipson. Hans Zimmer & Matt Dunkley have arranged the song. Listen to the full track after the jump and visit Amazon to download it as a digital single. No Time to Die is directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and stars Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Léa Seydoux, Lashana Lynch, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Christoph Waltz, Billy Magnussen, Ana de Armas and Ralph Fiennes. Read the rest of this entry »