Two new movies are opening in theaters nationwide this week:

Opening in most theaters is the thriller The Rhythm Section directed by Reed Morano and starring Blake Lively, Jude Law and Sterling K. Brown. The film’s original score is composed by Steve Mazzaro (The Boss BabyBullet to the HeadIce Box) and produced by Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight, The Lion King, Inception). Lisa Gerrard (Gladiator, Whale Rider) provided additional music. No soundtrack album has been released. Check out our previous article to learn more about the Paramount Pictures release.

Also opening wide is the fantasy horror movie Gretel & Hansel directed by Osgood Perkins and stars Sophia Lillis, Sammy Leakey, Charles Babalola, Alice Krige and Jessica De Gouw. Rob (ManiacRevengeHornsTroy: Fall of a CityPlanetarium) has composed the film’s original music. Waxwork Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score. Check out our soundtrack announcement for the full album details and for more information about the Orion Pictures release.

Opening in limited release is the drama The Assistant written and directed by Kitty Green and starring Julia Garner, Matthew Macfadyen, Makenzie Leigh, Kristine Froseth, Jon Orsini and Noah Robbins. The film’s original music is composed by Tamar-kali (Mudbound, Shirley, Come Sunday, The Lie, The Last Thing He Wanted). No soundtrack album has been announced. Check out our scoring assignment announcement to learn more about the movie, which is being released by Bleecker Street.

Also opening in limited release is the Italian drama The Traitor (Il traditore) directed by Marco Bellocchio and starring Pierfrancesco Favino,Maria Fernanda Cândido, Fabrizio Ferracane, Fausto Russo Alesi and Luigi Lo Cascio. Nicola Piovani (Life Is Beautiful) has composed the film’s original music. No word on a soundtrack release. The drama, which tells the story of Tommaso Buscetta, the first Sicilian Mafia boss, premiered at last year’s Cannes Film Festival and was Italy’s submission for this year’s Academy Awards, is being released by Sony Pictures Classics.