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Alica Keys has recorded an original song for Davis Guggenheim’s upcoming documentary He Named Me Malala. The song is entitled Story to Tell and is performed by the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and produced by Rick Rubin. The track will be included on the official soundtrack album for the film, which also features the movie’s original […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the action thriller Hitman: Agent 47 directed by Aleksander Bach and starring Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Zachary Quinto, Ciar√°n Hinds and Thomas Kretschmann. The film’s original music is composed by Marco Beltrami (World War Z, The Wolverine, Scream, The Hurt Locker). La-La […]

Amy Dunning Named Head of Music at Lionsgate

Posted: August 19, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Amy Dunning¬†has been named head of music of Lionsgate’s¬†motion picture group. She will¬†oversee¬†all creative and production aspects of music for Lionsgate‚Äôs film scores, songs and soundtracks. Among the projects she is currently working on are the studios’ upcoming features¬†Allegiant: Part 1,¬†Gods¬†Of Egypt,¬†Now You See Me: The Second Act, John Wick 2, La La Land¬†Power Rangers,¬†The […]

The World Soundtrack Academy has announced the nominees for the 2015 World Soundtrack Awards to be presented in three categories: Film Composer of the Year, Best Original Score of the Year and Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. The winners will be announced at the World Soundtrack Awards & concert on Saturday, October […]

Disney announced at the studios’ D23 expo event that¬†Shakira¬†is recording an original song for the Disney Animation Studios’ feature¬†Zootopia. The song is entitled Try Everthing and will be featured in the movie directed by¬†Byron Howard¬†(Tangled) and¬†Rich Moore¬†(Wreck-it Ralph). Shakira will also be among the film’s voice cast, which also includes Jason Bateman and Ginnifer Goodwin. […]

It was announced today at Disney’s D23 fan expo that Kristen Anderson-Lopez¬†and Robert Lopez¬†will be writing original music for Disney Toon Studios’ upcoming feature¬†Gigantic. The film will be directed by¬†Nathan Greno (Tangled) and produced by Dorothy McKim (Meet the Robinson). The movie is based on the¬†Jack and the Beanstalk¬†fairy tale is set in Spain during […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Expected to top the weekend box office is the biographical drama Straight Outta Compton directed by F. Gary Gray and starring O‚ÄôShea Jackson Jr. as Ice Cube, Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, Aldis Hodge as MC Ren, Neil Brown, Jr. as DJ Yella […]

Four new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the superhero movie¬†Fantastic Four¬†directed by Josh Trank and starring Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell. The film’s original music is composed by¬†Marco Beltrami¬†(Scream,¬†The Wolverine,¬†World War Z,¬†3:10 to Yuma) and¬†Philip Glass¬†(The Hours,¬†Notes on a Scandal,¬†Candyman). Sony Classical […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this week: Expected to top the weekend box office is the action thriller Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation directed by Christopher McQuarrie and starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Baldwin and Sean Harris. The film’s original music is composed by Joe Kraemer (Jack […]

Meghan Trainor announced that she is recording an original song for the upcoming animated feature The Peanuts Movie. The track is called Better When I‚Äôm Dancin’ and will mark the singer/songwriter’s first original song for a movie. Epic Records will release the official soundtrack album for the film and has set a release date to […]