imageBeetrootmusic has released a soundtrack album for the BBC mini-series Undercover. The album features selections from the show’s original music composed by Vince Pope (No Offence, The Bad Education Movie, Misfits). The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Undercover is created by Peter Moffat (Silk, Criminal Justice) and stars Sophie Okonedo, Adrian Lester and Dennis Haysbert. The 6-part political thriller follows a woman who is about to become the first black woman to hold the highest ranking public prosecutor role in England. Read the rest of this entry »

feltenstein-nauAndrew Feltenstein and John Nau are set to reteam with director Bryan Buckley on the upcoming comedy drama Where the White Man Runs Away. The film is written and directed by Buckley and stars Evan Peters, Al Pacino, Barkhad Abdi and Melanie Griffith. The movie is based on the book The Pirates of Somalia by Jay Bahadur and tells the true story of the rookie journalist who forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia and ultimately succeeded in providing the first close-up look into who these men are, how they live, and the forces that drive them. Read the rest of this entry »

a-streetcat-named-bobDavid Hirschfelder is scoring the upcoming comedy drama A Street Cat Named Bob. The film is directed by Roger Spottiswoode (Tomorrow Never DiesTurner & Hooch, The 6th Day) and stars Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt and Anthony Head. The movie is based on James Bowen’s bestselling novel and tells the true story of the unlikely friendship between a young homeless busker and a stray ginger cat named Bob who changed his life. Tim John (Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde) and Maria Nation have written the screenplay. Adam Rolston is producing the project.  Read the rest of this entry »

imageSumthing Else Music Works will release soundtrack albums for the Warner Bros. Animation & DC Entertainment movies Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem and Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts. The albums feature the original music from the films composed by Kevin Riepl (Cabin Fever, Silent Night, Gears of War). Both soundtracks will be released on May 10, 2016. Visit Amazon to pre-order Monster Mayhem and click here to pre-order Animal Instincts. The first two installments in the Batman Unlimited series are directed by Butch Lucik and feature the voices of Roger Craig Smith, Troy Baker, Khary Payton, Chris Diamantopoulos, Will Friedle. Yuri Lowenthal, Kari Wuhrer, Fred Tatasciore and Brian T. Delaney. Read the rest of this entry »

fifty-shades-darkerDanny Elfman has signed on to compose the music for the upcoming sequel Fifty Shades Darker. The film is directed by James Foley (Glengarry Glenn RossConfidencePerfect Strangers) and stars Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Bella Heathcote, Arielle Kebbel and Kim Basinger. The movie continues the story from last year’s Fifty Shades of Grey, which Elfman also scored, and follows Christian as he wrestles with his inner demons, and Anastasia who must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her. Niall Leonard has written the screenplay based on E.L. James’ bestselling novel. Michael De Luca & Dana Brunetti (The Social NetworkCaptain Phillips21) are also producing the project with James.  Read the rest of this entry »

imageMovieScore Media will release a soundtrack album for the thriller I Am Wrath. The album features the film’s original music composed by Haim Mazar (The Iceman). The soundtrack will be released digitally this Friday, April 29 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. I Am Wrath is directed by Chuck Russell (Eraser, The Scorpion King) and stars John Travolta, Christopher Meloni, Sam Trammell, Amanda Schull, Asante Jones, Luis Da Silva Jr., Paul Sloan, Patrick St. Esprit and Rebecca De Mornay. The movie follows a man who is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife’s killer. Read the rest of this entry »

tim-williamsTimothy Williams has been hired to score the upcoming thriller I.T.. The film is directed by John Moore and stars Pierce Brosnan, Stefanie Scott, Anna Friel, James Frecheville and Michael Nyqvist. The movie follows a successful owner of a private jet business who finds himself pitted against a disgruntled young I.T. consultant who begins stalking his daughter and using technology to threaten his family, business and life. William Wisher (Terminator 2: Judgement DayJudge Dredd) has written the screenplay based on an earlier script by Dan Kay. David T. Friendly (Little Miss SunshineDoctor Dolittle), Craig Flores (Charlie Countryman), Nicolas Chartier (The Hurt LockerKiller Joe) and Beau St. Clair (The Thomas Crown AffairLaws of Attraction) are producing the project. Read the rest of this entry »

alexandre-desplatIt was announced today that Alexandre Desplat is the recipient of this year’s Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award, which will be presented at the annual Hollywood in Vienna Concert Gala at Vienna Concert Hall on October 14, 2016. The Max Steiner Award honors extraordinary achievements within the genre of film music by the musical capital of Austria, Vienna. Previous recipients of the honor include James Horner, Alan Silvestri, James Newton Howard, Howard Shore, Randy Newman, Lalo Schifrin and John Barry. Desplat has written numerous scores for films such as The King’s Speech, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Godzilla, The Imitation Game, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, The Queen, Philomena and is set to compose the music for the upcoming Star Wars spin-off Rogue One. Read the rest of this entry »

a-month-of-sundaysinSync Music will release a soundtrack album for the Australian comedy drama A Month of Sundays. The album features the film’s original music composed by Bryony Marks (Felony, Noise). The soundtrack will be released digitally on April 28, 2016 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon, where you can also listen to audio samples. A Month of Sundays is write and directed by Matthew Saville and stars Anthony LaPaglia, Julia Blake, John Clarke, Justine Clarke, Indiana Crowther and Donal Forde. The movie tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a middle-aged Adelaide realtor and an elderly woman. Read the rest of this entry »

ripleys-gameKronos Records has announced the world premiere soundtrack release for the 2002 thriller Ripley’s Game. The album features the film’s original music composed by Ennio Morricone (Once Upon a Time in the West, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The Untouchables, The Hateful Eight). To pre-order the limited edition CD, which will be released in May, and to check out the full album details and listen to audio samples, visit the label’s official website. Ripley’s Game is directed by Liliana Cavani and stars John Malkovich, Dougray Scott, Ray Winstone and Lena Headey. Read the rest of this entry »