Philip Klein is composing the music for the upcoming political drama The Last Full Measure. The film is written and directed by Todd Robinson (White SquallPhantom) and stars Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer, William Hurt, Samuel L. Jackson, Grant Gustin, Bradley Whitford, Michael Imperioli and Linus Roache. The movie follows a young Pentagon investigator who reluctantly teams with veterans of the 1966 Operation Abilene to convince Congress to award the Medal of Honor to a courageous Air Force medic who is seen saving the lives of over 60 Marines ambushed during the Vietnam War. Read the rest of this entry »

The full details of the soundtrack album for Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok have been revealed. The album features the film’s original music composed by Mark Mothersbaugh (The LEGO Movie21/22 Jump Street, Cloudy with a Chance of MeatballsThe Royal Tenenbaums). The soundtrack will be released digitally tomorrow, October 20 by Marvel Music and Hollywood Records and is set for a physical release on November 10. Click here to download the album and visit Amazon to pre-order the CD. Thor: Ragnarok directed by Taika Waititi and starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins will be released nationwide on November 3 by Walt Disney Pictures. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Creep 2’ Soundtrack to Be Released

Posted: October 19, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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A soundtrack will be released for the horror sequel Creep 2. The digital single features two tracks from the film’s original score composed by Julian Wass (Room 104Hit & RunThe OvernightBlue Jay), as well as the song Sara Loves Her Juicy Fruit by Albert Natural. The soundtrack is now available to order on Amazon and iTunes. Creep 2 is directed by Patrick Brice who previously helmed the 2014 original movie and stars Mark Duplass, Desiree Akhavan and Karan Soni. The movie follows a video artist who, after finding an ad online for “video work”, drives to a remote house in the forest and meets a man claiming to be a serial killer. Creep 2 will be released on VOD on October 24, 2017 by he Orchard before premiering later this year on Netflix. Read the rest of this entry »

Filmtrax will release a soundtrack album for the adventure drama The Stolen. The album features the film’s original music composed by Paul Lawler. The soundtrack will be released digitally on November 3, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on AmazonThe Stolen is directed by Niall Johnson and stars Alice Eve, Jack Davenport, Richard O’Brien, Graham McTavish, Ariadna Cabrol, Gillian MacGregor and Cohen Holloway. The movie is set during the New Zealand’s gold rush of the 1860s and follows an upper class British woman searching for her kidnapped child in a perilous wilderness inhabited by ex-cons. Read the rest of this entry »

This coming weekend, The Echo Society will be presenting its first three-day festival, VI: FAMILY. The event will feature original works by 21 Los Angeles-based composers and special guests exploring the theme of “Family.” Among the participating artists are film/TV composers Rob Simonsen (500 Days of SummerFoxcatcher), Joseph Trapanese (Straight Outta ComptonOblivion), ESKMO (Billions, 13 Reasons Why), Nathan Johnson (LooperBrick), Jeremy Zuckerman (Scream: The TV Series, Legend of Kora), Deru (Benjamin Wynn) (Avatar: The Last Airbender),  Judson CraneDan Romer (Beasts of the Southern WildBeasts of No Nation), Alex Somers (Captain FantasticAloha), Heather McIntosh (ComplianceZ for Zachariah) and Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear (Blue Valentine).  Read the rest of this entry »

Songs from ‘Stranger Things’ to Be Released

Posted: October 18, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in TV Music Albums
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Sony Music Entertainment’s Legacy Recordings will release a new soundtrack album for the Netflix original series Stranger Things. The compilation features 30 songs from the show’s first two seasons. The soundtrack will be released digitally and physically on October 27, 2017. Visit Amazon to pre-order the CD version and check back on this page for the full album details. As previously reported, Lakeshore Records will be releasing a new soundtrack album featuring Kyle Dixon’s & Michael Stein’s score from the show’s second season this coming Friday.  Read the rest of this entry »

Johann Johannsson has been named Film Composer of the Year at the 17th World Soundtrack Awards, tonight’s closing event of the 44th Ghent Film Festival for his score for Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival. He was previously nominated in the category in 2015. Nicholas Britell received his first World Soundtrack Award in the Discovery of the Year category for his Academy Award-nominated score from MoonlightRupert Gregson-Williams was honored as TV Composer of the year for his work on the Netflix original series The CrownRead the rest of this entry »

Theme from CBS’ ‘S.W.A.T.’ to Be Released

Posted: October 18, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in TV Music Albums
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Madison Gate Records will release the theme from the new CBS drama S.W.A.T. The track is a new version of Barry De Vorzon’s main titles theme from the classic 70s series and is performed by the reboot’s composer Robert Duncan (CastleBuffy the Vampire SlayerThe UnitTimelessTerriers). The theme will be released as a digital single on October 24, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon, where you can also  listen to an audio clip. S.W.A.T. is developed by Aaron Thomas and stars Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman, Alex Russell, Jay Harrington, Lina Esco, Kenny Johnson and Peter Onorati. Read the rest of this entry »

Benjamin Wallfisch revealed in a recent interview with Collider that he is currently scoring the upcoming psychological thriller Keepers. The movie marks the feature debut of Danish director Kristoffer Nyholm (Taboo, The Killing) and stars Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan and Connor Swindells. The film tells the story of three lighthouse keepers arriving on a remote, uninhabited island for a six-week shift, who discover something potentially life-changing that isn’t theirs to keep. Celyn Jones and Joe Bone co-wrote the screenplay. Read the rest of this entry »

Wayfind Records has released a soundtrack album for the thriller Wheelman. The album features the film’s original music composed by Brooke Blair Will Blair (Green RoomBlue Ruins, I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore). The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Wheelman is written and directed by Jeremy Rush and stars Frank Grillo, Garret Dillahunt and Caitlin Carmichael. The Joe Carnahan-produced movie follows getaway driver in a botched robbery who puts his skills and smarts to the test when he receives shocking orders from an unknown caller. The thriller will premiere this Friday, October 20, exclusively on Netflix. Read the rest of this entry »