Three new movies are opening in wide release this weekend:

Expected to top the weekend box office is Pixar’s 13th full length animated feature Brave directed by Mark Andrews and featuring the voice talent of Kelly MacDonald, Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Robbie Coltrane and Billy Connolly. The film’s score is composed by Patrick Doyle. Walt Disney Records has released a soundtrack featuring the composer’s score, as well as songs from Scottish Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis and a collaboration between folk rock band Mumford and Sons who penned Learn Me Right sung by Birdy. Visit our previous article to check out the full track list. Also check out video interviews with Doyle about his work on the film on ASCAP, Trailer Addict (from the film’s red carpet premiere in Hollywood) and Movieweb. Also visit Film Music Magazine for another interview with the composer.

Also opening wide is the supernatural action film Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter directed by Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) and starring Benjamin Walker, Anthony Mackie, Dominic Cooper, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jimmi Simpson, Rufus Sewell and Alan Tudyk. Henry Jackman (X-Men: First Class) has composed the film’s original score. Sony Masterworks has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score. The album is available digitally now and is set for a physical release on July 3, 2012. Check out our soundtrack announcement for the full details.

The final wide release of the week is the indie comedy drama Seeking a Friend for the End of the World directed by Lorene Scafaria and stars Steve Carrell, Keira Knightley, William Peterson, Adam Brody, Connie Briton, Melanie Lynskey , T.J. Miller, Patton Oswalt and Rob Corddry. Lakeshore Records has released two soundtracks for the film. Click here to check out the full album details of the soundtrack featuring the film’s songs by artists including The Beach Boys, INXS, French Kicks, Frank Black, PM Down, The Walker Brothers, The Hollies, Wang Chung, Scissor Sisters and Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass. For audio clips and more information about a separate album featuring the film’s score composed by Rob Simonsen and Jonathan Sadoff, visit our previous news article.

Opening in limited release is the romantic comedy To Rome With Love written and directed by Woody Allen and starring himself, Alec Baldwin, Penelope Cruz, Jesse Eisenberg, Roberto Benigni, Ellen Page and Judy Davis. Sony Masterworks has released a soundtrack including a number famous arias from such operas as Tosca, Turandot and La Traviata, as well as several classic Italian love songs, which are featured in the movie. The album is now available digitally and is coming out on CD next month. Check out our previous article for the full album details.

Opening in New York is the Irish drama Stella Days directed by Thaddeus O’Sullivan and starring Martin Sheen, Stephen Rea, Trystan Gravelle, Marcella Plunkett and Amy Huberman. Nicholas Hooper (Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince) has written the film’s score. No soundtrack album has been announced. To learn more about the drama, which follows a priest who attempts to set up a cinema in rural 1950′s Ireland, despite opposition from parishioners, visit Tribeca Films’ website. Stella Days is also available on VOD.