Edward Shearmur is set to score the upcoming family movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days. The movie is directed by David Bowers (Flushed Away) who also directed the previous Wimpy Kid installment and stars Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Devon Bostick, Rachael Harris and Steve Zahn who are all reprising their roles from the previous films. In third part of the series, “Wimpy Kid” Greg Heffley suffers the dog days of summer vacation, which include a camping trip gone wrong and a mishap at a public pool. Nina Jacobson (The Hunger Games) and Bradford Simpson are producing the project. The film marks the composer’s second score for the franchise following last year’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Theodore Shapiro has written the music for 2010’s original movie in the series. Dog Days will be released on August 3, 2012 by 20th Century Fox.

The composer also has the comedy The Babymakers coming up this year. The film is directed by Broken Lizard member Jay Chandrasekhar (Super Troopers, The Dukes of Hazzard) and stars Paul Schneider, Olivia Munn, Kevin Heffernan, Wood Harris, Nat Faxon, Aisha Tyler, Collette Wolfe and Hayes MacArthur. The movie revolves around a married couple who fail to conceive after months of trying, which leads the husband to enlist his friends’ help to rob a sperm bank to retrieve a deposit he made as a young man. Peter Gaulke and Gary Swallow (Ice Age: The Meltdown) have written the screenplay. Chandrasekhar, Jason Blum (Insidious, Paranormal Activity) and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones are producing the Alliance Films/IM Global and Automatik Entertainment production. The Babymakers is set to premiere at the SXSW Film Festival next month. No word yet on a distribution deal or release date. (Kraft-Engel Management)