‘Chef’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: April 20, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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chefMilan Records will release a soundtrack album for Jon Favreau’s comedy Chef. The album features the songs from the film by artists including Pete Rodriguez, Courtney John, The Martinis, Liquid Liquid, Louie Ramirez, El Michels Affair and more . Also included is a cue by composer Lyle Workman (SuperbadThe 40-Year Old Virgin) who wrote additional music for the film. The soundtrack will be released digitally on May 6, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. A CD version will be released later in May and is available for pre-order hereChef is written and directed by Favreau who also stars in the film alongside Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman, Oliver Platt, Emjay Anthony, Scarlett Johansson and Robert Downey, Jr. The movie follows a chef who quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner.  Read the rest of this entry »

in-my-dreamsPremiering tonight on ABC is the Hallmark Hall of Fame original movie In My Dreams directed by Kenny Leon and starring Katherine McPhee, Mike Vogel and JoBeth Williams. The film’s original music is composed by William Ross (Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsMy Dog SkipLadder 49). The composer recorded his score at Abbey Road Studios in London. A soundtrack album featuring Ross’ music will be released soon. Check back on this page for the details. To learn more about the drama, visit ABC’s official movie website. Read the rest of this entry »

BAD TEACHERLyle Workman is composing the original music for the new CBS comedy Bad Teacher. The show is based on the 2011 feature starring Cameron Diaz and follows a fearless and unapologetic former trophy wife who masquerades as a teacher in order to find a new man after her wealthy husband leaves her penniless. The series stars Ari Graynor, Kristin Davis, David Alan Grier, Sara Gilbert, Ryan Hansen and Sara Rodier. Gene Stupnitsky & Lee Eisenberg (The OfficeYear One) who produced the movie version are executive producing the Sony Pictures Television and CBS Television Studios production with Hilary Winston (CommunityMy Name is Earl), Jimmy Miller (Step BrothersThe Other Guys), Sam Hansen and Michael Lasker. Read the rest of this entry »

josh-kramonJosh Kramon is composing the score for the CW drama pilot iZombie. The show based on the DC Comics title of the same title is created by Rob Thomas & Diane Ruggiero and stars Rose McIver, Robert Buckley, Malcolm Goodwin, Alexandra Krosney and David Anders. The supernatural procedural and follows a medical student-turned-zombie who takes a job in the coroner’s office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. Thomas is directing the pilot episode and also executive producing the Warner Bros. Television production with Ruggerio, Danielle Stokdyk and Dan Etheridge. Kramon has previously collaborated with Thomas and the producers on the Veronica Mars show and its recent movie version, as well as Party Down and Cupid. Read the rest of this entry »

bruno-coulaisBruno Coulais is the composer of the upcoming drama Gemma Bovery. The film is directed by Anne Fontaine and stars Gemma Arterton, Jason Flemyng, Mel Raido and Fabrice Luchini. The movie is based on a graphic novel by Posy Simmonds, which is loosely based on Gustave Flabert’s Madame Bovary and chronicles the last last few months in the life of the English expatriate living in Normandy. Philippe Carcassonne (Coco Before Chanel, The Illusionist) and Faye Ward are producing the Gaumont production. Fontaine has previously collaborated with Coulais on the 2011 romantic comedy My Worst Nightmare. She has also worked together witch such composers as Alexandre Desplat (Coco Before Chanel and Christopher Gordon (Two Mothers). Read the rest of this entry »

the-sacramentMilan Records will release a soundtrack album for the horror thriller The Sacrament. The album features the film’s original music composed by Tyler Bates (300WatchmenDawn of the DeadThe Way), combined with pieces of dialogue and soundscapes by Graham Reznick. The soundtrack will be released on May 6, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The Sacrament is written and directed by Ti West (The House of the Devil) and stars Joe Swanberg, Amy Selmetz, AJ Bowen, Kate Lyn Shell, Gene Jones and Kentucker Audley. Eli Roth is producing the movie about two Vice media correspondents who set out to document their friend’s search to find his missing sister. The thriller premiered at last year’s Toronto Film Festival and has been picked up by Magnolia Pictures for a domestic release on VOD on May 1 and in select theaters on June 6. Read the rest of this entry »

Four new movies are opening nationwide this week:

transcendenceOpening in most theaters is the sci-fi thriller Transcendence directed by Wally Pfister and starring Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Cillian Murphy, Clifton Collins, Jr. and Morgan Freeman. Mychael Danna (Life of Pi, Little Miss SunshineMoneyball) has composed the film’s original music. WaterTower Music has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music. Check out our previous news article for the full album details and to listen to audio clips. Also visit Trailer Addict for a video interview with Danna talking about his work on the project.

heaven-is-for-realAlready in theaters since this past Wednesday is the drama Heaven is for Real directed by Randall Wallace and starring Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly, Connor Corum, Margo Martindale and Thomas Haden Church. The film’s original music is composed by Nick Glennie-Smith (We Were SoldiersThe Man in the Iron MaskThe Rock). Madison Gate Records has released a soundtrack featuring the composer’s score. Click here for the full details. A separate soundtrack album featuring songs inspired by the film is available on Reprise Records (click here for more information). Read the rest of this entry »

‘The Machine’ Soundtrack Announced

Posted: April 18, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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imageMovieScore Media will release a soundtrack album for the sci-fi thriller The Machine. The album features the film’s original music composed by Tom Raybould. The soundtrack will be released digitally on April 22, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The Machine is written and directed by Caradog W James and stars Toby Stephens, Caity Lotz, Denis Lawson, Sam Hazeldine, Pooneh Hajimohammadi and John Paul Macleod. The movie follows two computer programmers who fall in love as they create the first-ever piece of self-aware artificial intelligence, designed to help humanity. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Belle’ Soundtrack Announced

Posted: April 17, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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belleVarese Sarabande has announced the details of the soundtrack album for the period drama Belle. The album features the film’s original music composed by Academy Award winner Rachel Portman (The Cider House RulesChocolatEmma). The soundtrack will be released on May 13, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Belle is directed by Amma Asante and stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Sarah Gadon, Penelope Wilton, Miranda Richardson, Tom Felton, Sam Reid and Matthew Goode. The movie inspired by the true story of Dido Elizebeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral, premiered at last year’s Toronto Film Festival and will be released in the U.S. on May 2, 2014 by Fox Searchlight. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Walk of Shame’ Soundtrack Details

Posted: April 17, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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walk-of-shame-soundtrackLakeshore Records will release a soundtrack album for the comedy Walk of Shame. The album features the songs from the film by such artists as Dave Audé (featuring AKON & Luciana), Marcus Latief Scott (featuring John Costello), Brenna Bishop, Lux Lovelle, Eli “Paperboy” Reed and Scott Spock & Corky James. The soundtrack will be released on April 29, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Check out audio clips after the jump. As previously reported, the label will also release a separate soundtrack featuring the film’s original score composed by John Debney. Walk of Shame is directed by Steven Brill and stars Elizabeth Banks, James Marsden and Gillian Jacobs. The movie follows a resourceful reporter whose one-night stand with a stranger leaves her stranded the next morning in downtown Los Angeles without a phone, car, ID, or money.  Read the rest of this entry »