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Two new movies are opening nationwide this week: Opening in most theaters is DreamWorks Animation’s The Boss Baby directed by Tom McGrath and featuring the voices of Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow and Miles Bakshi. The film’s original music is composed by Hans Zimmer (The Lion King, Gladiator, Inception, The Dark Knight) and Steve Mazzaro (Bullet to the Head). Back Lot Music has […]

Starz has published the opening titles for the original series American Gods. The titles sequence features original music by the show’s composer Brian Reitzell (30 Days of Night, Hannibal, Lost in Translation, Stranger Than Fiction) and vocals by Garbage lead singer Shirley Manson. Check out the full titles sequence after the jump. American Gods is created by Bryan Fuller & Michael Green […]

STX Entertainment announced today during the studio’s presentation at CinemaCon in Las Vegas that Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice are writing new songs for an upcoming film adaptation of the stage musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Also on board the project is Elton John who is producing the project for his Rocket Pictures company. The movie tells the biblical story of Joseph, […]

BAFTA TV Craft Awards Nominees Announced

Posted: March 28, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The BAFTA TV Craft Awards nominations have been announced today. Check out the nominees in the music-related category after the jump. This year’s awards ceremony hosted by Stephen Mangan will take place at the Brewery, London, on April 23, and will be hosted for the sixth time by Stephen Mangan. The BAFTA TV Awards nominations […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide: Opening in most theaters is the action adventure Power Rangers directed by Dean Israelite and starring Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Becky G, Ludi Lin, Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Banks. The film’s original music is composed by Brian Tyler (Fast & Furious, Iron Man 3, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Now You See Me). Varese Sarabande has […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is Disney’s live action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast directed by Bill Condon and starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellen, Audra McDonald and Emma Thompson. The film’s original music is composed […]

The only movie opening nationwide this weekend is the action adventure Kong: Skull Island directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts and starring Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman and John C. Reilly. The film’s original music is composed by Henry Jackman (Captain America: The Winter Soldier & Civil War, X-Men: First Class, Big Hero 6). WaterTower Music has released a soundtrack […]

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, announced today that composer Stephen Schwartz will be honored with the Founders Award at its 32nd annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards on Tuesday, May 16 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. The gala will also celebrate ASCAP’s top film, television and videogame composers of 2016. Over the course of his career, Schwartz has composed […]

Four new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Guaranteed to top the weekend box office is the comic book movie Logan directed by James Mangold and starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant and Dafne Keen. The film’s original music is composed by Marco Beltrami (The Wolverine, 3:10 to Yuma, Scream, World War Z, Hellboy, The Hurt Locker). Lakeshore Records […]

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony was held last night. Among the music-related highlights was Justin Hurwitz receiving his first two Oscars for his music for La La Land and lyricists Benj Pasek & Justin Paul receiving the award for the song City of Stars from Damien Chazelle’s musical. Check out the backstage press room interview with the composer/songwriters after the jump. The acceptance speeches will be added […]