andrew-hewittAndrew Hewitt has been hired to score the upcoming psychological thriller The Stanford Prison Experiment. The film is directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez (C.O.G.) and stars Billy Crudup, Ezra Miller, Olivia Thirlby, Nelsan Ellis, Ki Hong Lee, Tye Sheridan, Michael Angarano, Jack Kilmer and Nicholas Braun. The movie is based on the 1971 psychological exercise, for which randomly-chosen 19 and 20-year-old students were divided into camps of either prison guards or prisoners. Tim Talbott (Chicago Fire) has written the screenplay. Brent Emery is producing the project with Lizzie Friedman & Greg Little (Sex and Death 101), Karen Lauder (And Soon the Darkness), actor Brian Geraghty (The Hurt Locker) and Lauren Bratman (And While We Were Here). Read the rest of this entry »

fantasiaWalt Disney Records will release new soundtrack album for the animated classic Fantasia. The 4-CD coincides with the 75th Anniversary of the film and features the Original Leopold Stokowski Soundtrack, the digital re-recording by Irwin Kostal, as well as the original score for the deleted Clair De Lune sequence. Also included are the bonus tracks The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Peter and the Wolf, both Read by Sterling HallowaThe soundtrack will be released on January 13, 2015 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Fantasia produced by Walt Disney was released in 1940 and is now available on home video. Read the rest of this entry »

the-connectionGaumont will release a soundtrack album for the French crime thriller The Connection (La French). The album features the film’s original score composed by Guillaume Roussel (3 Days to Kill, Outcast). Also included are the songs from the movie by artists including The Velvet Underground, Sheila, Lykke Li, Blondie, Venus Gang, Al Wilson, Robert Moore, Kim Wilde and Townes Van Zandt. The soundtrack will be released digitally on November 25, 2014. The Connection is directed by Cédric Jimenez and stars Jean Dujardin, Gilles Lellouche, Céline Sallette and Benoît Magimel. The movie tells the story of French police magistrate Pierre Michel, who waged an obsessive six-year battle to bring down Marseilles’ infamous “French Connection” drug ring. Read the rest of this entry »

scorch-trialsJohn Paesano has officially signed on to score the upcoming sequel The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials. Wes Ball returns to direct the second part in the series, which stars Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ki Hong Lee and Patricia Clarkson who reprise their roles from the first part. They are joined by new cast members members Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen, Nathalie Emmanuel, Rosa Salazar, Jacob Lofland, Barry Pepper and Lili Taylor. T.S. Nowlin has written the sequel’s script based on the novel by James Dashner. Temple Hill Entertainment and the Gotham Group are back to produce the project. Read the rest of this entry »

unbrokenParlophone Records will release the official soundtrack album for the Angelina Jolie’s upcoming drama Unbroken. The album features the film’s original score written by Academy Award-nominated composer Alexandre Desplat (The King’s SpeechThe QueenGodzillaThe Imitation Game). Also included is the original song Miracles performed by Coldplay. The soundtrack will be released on December 15, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Check back on this page for the full album details. Unbroken marks Jolie’s second directorial feature and stars Jack O’Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, Miyavi, Garrett Hedlund and Finn Wittrock. The movie follows the life of Olympian and war hero Louis “Louie” Zamperini who, along with two other crewmen, survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII—only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Read the rest of this entry »

imageEdward Shearmur is reteaming with director Iain Softley on the upcoming Curve. The film stars Julianne Hough & Teddy Sears and follows a young bride-to-be who is trapped in her overturned car off a deserted highway after deliberately crashing it in an attempt to escape a predatory hitchhiker. Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity, The Purge, Sinister) is producing the project through his Blumhouse Productions company, alongside Jaume Collet-Serra (Unknown, Non-Stop), Julie Yorn (Unstoppable, We Bought a Zoo) and Juan Sola (Anna). Read the rest of this entry »

complicationsJeff Russo has been hired to score the upcoming USA drama Complications. The show is created by Matt Nix (Burn Notice) and stars Jason O’Mara, Jessica Szohr, Beth Riesgraf and Lauren Stamile. The series follows a disillusioned suburban ER doctor who finds his existence transformed when he intervenes in a drive-by shooting, saving a young boy’s life and killing one of his attackers. Nix has also directed the pilot episode and is executive producing the Fox Television Studios production with Michael Horowitz. Read the rest of this entry »

wishin-and-hopinMovieScore Media will release a soundtrack album for the Lifetime original movie Wishin’ and Hopin’. The album features the film’s original music composed and orchestrated by Matthew Llewellyn (Deep in the Darkness, Dead Souls). The score was recorded with the Slovakia National Symphony Orchestra. The soundtrack will be released digitally on December 2, 2014 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Check out audio clips after the jump. Wishin’ and Hopin’ is directed by Colin Theys and stars Molly Ringwald, Wyatt Ralff, Danny Nucci, Krysta Rodriguez, Meat Loaf, Annabella Sciorra, Cheri Oteri, Conchata Ferrell and Camila Banus. The drama based on the New York Times best-selling Christmas novel by Wally Lamb is set in the 1960s and tells the story of a 10-year-old boy who is doing his best to navigate fifth grade at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Parochial School. Read the rest of this entry »

under-the-skinOn January 6, 2015, Mica Levi will be conducting her score for Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi thriller Under the Skin live to picture with a 25-piece orchestra. The live performance will take place at the newly opened Regent Theater in Downtown Los Angeles. The first concert is set to start at 7:30pm and is followed by a second performance at 11:00pm Wordless Music and Spaceland Productions are co-presenting the event. Tickets go on sale November 19th. Visit the Regent Theater’s official website to buy tickets for the event. The soundtrack for Under the Skin starring Scarlett Johansson is available on Milan Records. Read the rest of this entry »

my-all-americanJohn Paesano has been tapped to score the upcoming sports drama My All American. The film marks the directorial debut of screenwriter Angelo Pizzo (Rudy, Hoosiers, The Game of Their Lives) and stars Aaron Eckhart, Finn Wittrock, Robin Tunney and Sarah Bolger. The movie tells the true story of 1960s University of Texas football star Freddie Steinmark and his relationship with legendary Texas coach Darrell Royal. Steinmark was a player on the national-title-winning 1969 team, before his career was cut short when he went to the hospital for a bone bruise and learned that he had a cancerous tumor that took his leg. Pizzo has also written the screenplay. Read the rest of this entry »