the-sonNathan Barr is scoring the upcoming AMC original series The Son. The show is created by Philipp Meyer, Lee Shipman & Brian McGreevy and stars Pierce Brosnan, Jacob Lofland, David Wilson Barnes, Jess Weixler, Henry Garrett, Elizabeth Frances, Zahn McClarnon, Paola Nunez, James Parks, Carlos Bardem and Sydney Lucas. The drama is based on Meyer’s novel of the same title and revolves a Texas family’s and rise and fall over multiple generations, concurrent with America’s birth as a superpower. The creators are also executive producing the AMC Studios and Sonar production with showrunner Kevin Murphy (Defiance, Caprica).  Read the rest of this entry »

silenceRhino Warner Classics will release a soundtrack album for Martin Scorsese’s drama Silence. The album features the film’s original music composed by Kim Allen Kluge and Kathryn Kluge. The soundtrack will be released physically on February 24, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on AmazonSilence starring Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Tadanobu Asano, Ciarán Hinds and Liam Neeson is set in the 17th century and centers on two Jesuit priests who face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor and propagate Christianity. Read the rest of this entry »

ludwigLudwig Göransson has been hired to score the upcoming romantic drama Everything, Everything. The film is directed by Stella Meghie (Jean of the Joneses) and stars Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose and Ana de la Reguera. The movie is based on Nicola Yoon’s bestselling young adult novel of the same title and follows a teenager who has lived a sheltered life because she’s allergic to everything, and falls for the boy who moves in next door. J. Mills Goodloe (The Age of Adaline, Pride) wrote the screenplay. Read the rest of this entry »

sherlockThe full details of the latest soundtrack album for the BBC original series Sherlock have been announced. The album features the original music from the show’s fourth season composed by David Arnold (Independence DayCasino RoyaleStargate, ShaftTomorrow Never Dies) and Michael Price (The Inbetweeners 2). Included is the music from all three episodes, The Six Thatchers and The Lying Detective, which has already been released digitally, as well as the score from The Final Problem, which is being released digitally today and is now available to download on Amazon. The soundtrack will be released this Friday, January 27 by Silva Screen Records and is now available as an import here. Read the rest of this entry »

band-aidThe indie pop band Lucius has composed the original music for the upcoming indie drama Lucius. The movie centers on a couple who turn their fights into songs as a last-ditch effort to save their marriage. The film is written and directed by Zoe Lister-Jones (Breaking Upwards, Consumed, Lola Versus) who also stars in the movie alongside Adam Pally, Fred Armisen, Susie Essman, Hannah Simone and Ravi Patel. Lister-Jones is also producing the project with Natalia Anderson. The project marks the feature scoring debut of the band.  Read the rest of this entry »

young-popePremiering tonight is the mini-series The Young Pope created and directed by Paolo Sorrentino and starring Jude Law, Diane Keaton, Silvio Orlando, Javier Cámara, Scott Shepherd, Cécile de France, Ludivine Sagnier, Toni Bertorelli and James Cromwell. The show’s original music is composed by Lele Marchitelli (The Great Beauty). Warner Music has released a soundtrack album featuring selections from the composer’s score, as well as tracks by Jeff Buckley, Max Richter, John Adams, Jefferson Airplane & more. Check out our previous article for the full album details and to learn more about the series, which airs in the U.S. on HBO.

victoriaAlso premiering stateside tonight is the ITV original series Victoria created by Daisy Goodwin and starring Jenna Coleman, Rufus Sewell, Alex Jennings, Paul Rhys, Tom Hughes and Peter Firth. Martin Phipps (Woman in GoldWar and Peace, Peaky Blinders) and Ruth Barrett (Harry BrownCity of Tiny LightsHunted) have composed the show’s original music. Dubois Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composers’ score earlier this week. Check out our soundtrack announcement for the full album details and for more information about the show, which premieres in the U.S. on PBS. Read the rest of this entry »

nathan-halpernNathan Halpern is composing the original music for the upcoming indie comedy drama One Percent More Humid. The film is written and directed by Liz W. Garcia (The Lifeguard) and stars Juno Temple, Julia Garner, Alessandro Nivalo and Olivia Luccardi. The movie revolves around two college-age childhood friends who reunite for a humid New England summer to help each other deal with a traumatizing experience from their past. Garcia is also producing the project with Joshua Marto (Memphis Beat) and Isaac Lefevre.  Read the rest of this entry »

In addition to the nationwide expansions of Peter Berg’s Patriots Day, Ben Affleck’s Live by Night and Martin Scorsese’s Silence, three new movies are opening wide:

monster-trucksOpening in most theaters is the family movie Monster Trucks directed by Chris Wedge and starring Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Holt McCallany, Barry Pepper, Tucker Albrizzi, Danny Glover, Amy Ryan, Rob Lowe, Frank Whaley and Thomas Lennon. The film’s original music is composed by David Sardy (21ZombielandPremium RushGhost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance). The movie follows a a high school senior who builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. No soundtrack album has been announced. To learn more about the Paramount Pictures release, visit the official movie website.

the-bye-bye-manAlso opening wide is the supernatural thriller The Bye Bye Man directed by Stacy Title and starring Carrie-Anne Moss, Faye Dunaway, Douglas Smith, Cressida Bonas, Lucien Laviscount and Douglas Jones. The Newton Brothers (OculusOuija: Origin of EvilLife of Crime) have composed the film’s original music. Sony Classical has released a soundtrack album featuring the composers’ score, as well as the original song Train Song feat. Richard Patrick. Check out our previous article for the full album details and click here to check out a video featurette on the score. Read the rest of this entry »

sneaky-peteMadison Gate Records has released the main title theme song for the new Amazon original series Sneaky Pete. The track, entitled Harder Out Here, is performed by The Bright Light Social Hour. The song is now available to download on AmazonSneaky Pete is created by David Shore & Bryan Cranston and stars Giovanni Ribisi, Marin Ireland, Margo Martindale, Shane McRae, Libe Barer and Peter Gerety. The show follows an ex-convict conman who takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his former cellmate, and gets roped into the family’s bail bond business. The drama’s first season premiered today and is now available to stream on Amazon.

goldVarese Sarabande has released the Golden Globe-nominatd original title song for Stephen Gaghan’s drama Gold. The track is performed by Iggy Pop who also co-wrote the the song with Gaghan, Brian Burton (aka Danger Mouse) and the film’s composer Daniel Pemberton (Steve JobsThe Man from U.N.C.L.E.). Gold is now available as a digital single and can be downloaded on Amazon. Listen to the full song after the jump. As previously reported, the label will release a full soundtrack digitally on January 27 and physically in February (click here to pre-order). Check back on this page for the full album details.  Read the rest of this entry »