Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

It was announced today that several artists have contributed original songs to Ava DuVernay’s fantasy drama A Wrinkle in Time. Sade has recorded the track Flower of the Universe, which marks the singer/songwriter’s first original song in almost a decade. DJ Khaled & Demi Lovato are performing the song I Believe and Sia is featured […]

Alexandre Desplat has received his third BAFTA Award for his score for Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water in the Original Music category today at the ceremony at the Orange British Academy Film Awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London. The composer accepted his award in person at the event. Check out his acceptance […]

Singer/songwriter K.Flay has written an original song for Roar Uthaug’s Tomb Raider reboot. The track, entitled Run for Your Life, has been released today a digital single tomorrow by Interscope Records. Visit Amazon to download the track and listen to the song after the jump. As previously reported, a soundtrack album featuring the movie’s score by […]

Variety is reporting that Benj Pasek and Justin Paul will write original songs for Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios’ upcoming animated feature Foster. The film is directed by Karen Disher (Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas) & Steve Martino (The Peanuts Movie, Horton Hears a Who!) and revolves around a young super fan who isn’t satisfied with the ending to […]

Jóhann Jóhannsson (1969-2018)

Posted: February 10, 2018 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Jóhann Jóhannsson passed away in Berlin this past Friday at age 48. The cause of death is unknown. The composer won the Golden Globe and received Oscar, BAFTA and Grammy nominations for his score for James Marsh’s The Theory of Everything. The following year, he won received an Oscar and BAFTA nomination for his music for Denis […]

Three new movies are opening in theaters nationwide: Expected to top the weekend box office is the drama Fifty Shades Freed directed by James Foley and starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Arielle Kebbel, Kim Basinger, Brant Daugherty and Luke Grimes. Republic Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the songs from the movie by Liam Hayes & Rita […]

Academy Awards producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced that Harold Wheeler was selected as music director for this year’s 90th Oscars. He returns for his fifth Oscar telecast, his third as music director following the ceremonies in 2016 & 2017. Wheeler is best known as an orchestrator, composer, conductor, arranger and record producer and […]

The 8th Guild of Music Supervisors Awards were handed out on Thursday night at Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. Julianne Jordan and Julia Michels received the top honor in the Best Music Supervision in Motion Picture – Motion Picture Over 25M for their work on Universal Pictures’ Pitch Perfect 3. Brian Ross and Michael Hill received the […]

Netflix announced today that Christopher Curtis, Marjorie Duffield and Helen Park are writing original songs for the upcoming animated feature Over the Moon. The film is directed by Glen Keane (Dear Basketball) and follows a girl who builds a rocket ship and blasts off to the moon in hopes of meeting a legendary Moon Goddess. Audrey […]

Vampire Weekend member Ezra Koenig and director Will Gluck have co-written an original song for the new family comedy Peter Rabbit. The track, entitled I Promise You, is featured in three different versions in the movie, including a version performed by James Corden (voice of the film’s lead character) and produced by Greg Kurstin, another one performed […]