Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

Showtime has released a new teaser trailer for the revival of Twin Peaks. The teaser features composer Angelo Badalamenti (Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive, The Beach) playing his theme for the classic television show on the piano. The composer is on board to score the follow-up series. Check out the video after the jump. The new season of Twin Peaks is written and produced David […]

Expected to top the weekend box office is the western The Magnificent Seven directed by Antoine Fuqua and starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-Hun Lee and Peter Sarsgaard. The film’s original music is composed by James Horner (Titanic, Avatar, Braveheart) and Simon Franglen. Sony Classical has released a soundtrack album featuring the composers’ score. Click here for the […]

It was announced today that Sia will be writing original songs for the upcoming drama Vox Lux. The film is directed by Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader) and is set to star Rooney Mara. The movie is set between 1999 and the present day and chronicles the rise of ‘Celeste’ from the ashes of a major national tragedy to pop […]

Four new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the horror thriller Blair Witch directed by  Adam Wingard (The Guest, You’re Next) and starring James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Brandon Scott, Valorie Curry, Corbin Reid and Wes Robinson. Wingard has also composed the film’s original music. Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the movie’s score. […]

The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the next wave of nominees for the 2016 World Soundtrack Awards in the categories Discovery of the Year, the SABAM Award for Best Young International Composer and Public Choice Award. The winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & concert on Wednesday, October 19, the closing night of […]

The Creative Arts Emmy Awards are being handed out this afternoon at the Microsoft Theatre LA LIVE in Downtown Los Angeles. Sean Callery has won his fourth Emmy Award for the main titles theme for his main titles theme for Netflix’s Jessica Jones. He previously received three Emmys for his work on 24. Victor Reyes was honored with his first Emmy Award […]

Four new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the drama Sully directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart and Laura Linney. The film’s original music is composed by Christian Jacob and The Tierney Sutton Band. Eastwood has contributed the score’s theme and also co-wrote the end titles song Flying Home based […]

Last night, the Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) hosted its annual reception honoring the Emmy Award-nominated composers and songwriters in the music categories at the Montage hotel in Beverly Hills. SCL president Ashley Irwin, as well as Television Academy music peer group governors Rickey Minor (who is nominated this year for his music direction for Smithsonian Salutes […]

Simon Franglen revealed in a recent interview with Pop Culture Tonight that James Horner was contracted to score the upcoming fantasy epic The Great Wall before his death last summer. The job ultimately went to Ramin Djawadi who is composing the music for the film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Zhang Hanyu and Eddie […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the sci-fi thriller Morgan directed by Luke Scott, produced by Ridley Scott and starring Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones, Rose Leslie, Boyd Holbrook, Michelle Yeoh, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Paul Giamatti. The film’s original music is composed by Max Richter (The Leftovers, Waltz with Bashir, Disconnect, Testament of Youth). […]