Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the sci-fi adventure Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes directed by Wes Ball and starring Owen Teague, Freya Allan, Kevin Durand, William H. Macy and Peter Macon. The film’s original music is composed by John Paesano (Daredevil, The Maze Runner, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Cheaper by the Dozen, Invincible, Diary […]

T Bone Burnett (True Detective, Crazy Heart, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Inside Llewyn Davis, Walk the Line) has been tapped to contribute original songs to the upcoming monster movie Grendel. The film will be directed by Robert D. Krzykowski (The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot) and is set to Jeff Bridges, Dave Bautista, Bryan […]

Grammy Award-winning musician Jack White, best known as the lead guitarist and vocalist of the rock band The White Stripes and as a member of the Raconteur and the Dead Weather, will serve as the music director of the upcoming action thriller Motor City. The film is directed by Potsy Ponciroli (Old Henry) and will […]

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the action comedy The Fall Guy directed by David Leitch and starring Ryan Gosling, Emily Blunt, Winston Duke, Hannah Waddingham, Stephanie Hsu and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. The film’s original music is composed by Dominic Lewis (Bullet Train, Peter Rabbit, The Man in the High Castle, Violent Night, Spirited, Money Monster). Back Lot […]

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) announced today that Ramin Djawadi will be honored as a BMI Icon at the 40th Annual BMI Film, TV and Visual Media Awards on June 5, 2024 in Beverly Hills, CA. The Emmy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated composer will be receiving BMI’s highest honor for his exceptional body of work across […]

Disney announced today that Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton, Encanto, Moana, In the Heights) is writing the original songs for the upcoming musical adventure drama Mufasa: The Lion King. He is also producing the songs with Mark Mancina (Tarzan, Speed, Twister, Brother Bear, Bad Boys). Lebo M is providing additional music and performances. The movie is directed […]

Atli Örvarsson has won his first BAFTA TV Craft Award for his music from the Apple TV+ original series Silo created by Graham Yost based on Hugh Howey’s trilogy of novels and starring Rebecca Ferguson at tonight’s awards ceremony at The Brewery in London. A soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score has been released by […]

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the romantic comedy drama Challengers directed by Luca Guadagnino and starring Zendaya, Josh O’Connor and Mike Faist. The film’s original music composed by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross (The Social Network, Watchmen, Soul, Gone Girl, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Bones and All, Empire of Light, Mank). Milan Records has released a soundtrack […]

Benjamin Wallfisch  (It, The Flash, Shazam!, Blade Runner 2049, Hidden Figures, The Invisible Man) has been hired to score the upcoming disaster movie Twisters. The film is directed by Lee Isaac Chung (Minari) and stars Daisy Edgar-Jones, Glen Powell, Anthony Ramos, Brandon Perea, Maura Tierney, Sasha Lane, Daryl McCormack, Nik Dodani and Kiernan Shipka. The sequel to […]

The Academy’s Board of Governors has approved rules and campaign regulations for the 97th Academy Awards, including two changes in the Original Score category. The new rules state that “three composers will be allowed to receive individual statuettes if, in rare circumstances, they all contributed fully to the score. Previously, three composers were required to […]