the-conjuring-2WaterTower Music will release the official soundtrack album for the horror sequel The Conjuring 2. The album features the film’s original music composed by Joseph Bishara (Insidious seriesAnnabelleDark Skies) who previously scored the 2013 original film. The soundtrack will be released digitally on June 3, 2016 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon, where you can also listen to audio samples. The Conjuring 2 is directed by James Wan and stars Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Frances O’Connor, Madison Wolfe, Lauren Esposito, Patrick McAuley, Benjamin Haigh, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Simon Delane and Franka Potente. The movie follows Lorraine and Ed Warren as they travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits. Read the rest of this entry »

shadow-of-irisDustin O’Halloran & Adam Wiltzie are currently scoring the upcoming French thriller The Shadow of Iris. The film is directed by Jalil Lespert (Yves Saint Laurent) who also stars in the film alongside Romain Duris, Charlotte Le Bon, Camille Cottin, Sophie Verbeeck and Adel Bencherif. The movie follows a mechanic caught up in a deadly false kidnapping plot. Wassim Béji (A Perfect Man, Headwin) is producing the project for WY Productions. The Shadow of Iris is set to be released in France on November 2, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Composer James Levine with actor Kyle Chandler at 'Bloodline' Season 2 LA Premiere (Photo credit: CW3PR)

Composer James Levine with actor Kyle Chandler at ‘Bloodline’ Season 2 LA Premiere (Photo credit: CW3PR)

James Levine has composed the music for the second season of the Netflix original series Bloodline. The show is created and executive produced by Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman & Glenn Kessler and stars Kyle Chandler, Linda Cardellini, Ben Mendelsohn, Sissy Spacek, Norbert Leo Butz, Jamie McShane and Jacinda Barrett. The second season of the drama continues the story centering around the Rayburn family, which owns and runs an oceanfront hotel in the Florida Keys. Levine has previously scored all seasons of the FX series Damages for the producers. Read the rest of this entry »

the-nut-jobHeitor Pereira has been hired to score the upcoming animated feature The Nut Job 2. The film is directed by Cal Brunker (Escape From Planet Earth) and features the voices of Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Gabriel Iglesias and Jeff Dunham who reprise their characters from the original movie. The sequel follows Surly Squirrel and his ragtag group of animal friends band as they come together to defeat the evil mayor of Oaktown who decides to bulldoze Liberty Park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place. Brunker has also written the screenplay with Bob Barlen and Scott Bindley (Madison). Read the rest of this entry »

almost-christmasJohn Paesano has taken over scoring duties on the upcoming comedy Almost Christmas. The film is written and directed by David E. Talbert (Baggage Claim, First Sunday) and stars Gabrielle Union, Danny Glover, Mo’Nique, Kimberly Elise, Omar Epps, Romany Malco and Jessie T. Usher. The movie follows an estranged family forced to come together for their first Christmas since the death of the family matriarch. Will Packer (Ride AlongObsessed, Think Like a Man) is producing the project. Read the rest of this entry »

popstarThe full details of the soundtrack album for the comedy Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping have been announced. The album features the songs from the film performed by The Lonely Island feat. such guest performers as P!nk, Seal, Emma Stone, Adam Levine, LINKIN PARK, Chris Redd and Akon. The soundtrack will be released on June 3, 2016 by Republic Records. A couple of tracks from the album are already available as singles. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is directed by Akiva Schaffer & Jorma Taccone who also star in the film alongside Andy Samberg, Imogen Poots, Sarah Silverman, Tim Meadows, Maya Rudolph and Joan Cusack. Read the rest of this entry »

narcosLakeshore Records will release two new soundtrack albums for the Netflix original series Narcos. The albums feature the songs from the show by artists including A Taste of Honey, Pedro Laza y sus Pelayeros, Soffi Martinez, Los Pamperos, Son de Loma, Los Diplomaticos, Son Palenque, Los Golden Boys, Carlos Arturo & more. The soundtracks are set to be released physically on August 5, 2016. Check back on this page for the release date of the digital version. The Volume 1 soundtrack is now available for pre-order on Amazon and click here to order the Volume 2 soundtrack. The label has previously released a soundtrack album featuring composer Pedro Bromfman’s score from the first season of the series. Read the rest of this entry »

shawshank-redemptionLa-La Land Records has announced a new remastered and expanded soundtrack release for the 1994 drama The Shawshank Redemption directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. The album features the Academy Award-nominated original music from the film composed and conducted by Thomas Newman (American BeautyFinding NemoSkyfallThe Green MileErin Brockovich), including almost an hour of previously unreleased music. The 2-CD set features the composer’s full score on one disc and several alternate and extended cues, as well as the movie’s source music on a second disc.  Read the rest of this entry »

johannsson-marshJohann Johannsson is reuniting with director James Marsh on the upcoming drama Deep Water. The film stars Colin Firth as fated amateur yachtsman Donald Crowhurst, alongside Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Ken Stott, and Jonathan Bailey. The movie chronicles Crowhurst’s attempt to complete the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in 1968 and his subsequent attempts to cover up his failure. Scott Z. Burns (The Bourne Ultimatum, Contagion) has written the screenplay and is also producing the project with Pete Czernin and Graham Broadbent (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, In Bruges). Johannsson has previously collaborated with Marsh on 2013’s Theory of Everything, for which the composer received the Golden Globe and an Academy Award nomination. Read the rest of this entry »

captain-fantasticLakeshore Records will release a soundtrack album for the indie drama Captain Fantastic. The album features the film’s original music composed by Alex Somers who previously co-scored the features Aloha and All the Wilderness, as well as the first season of Manhattan with Sigur Rós’ Jónsi. The soundtrack will be released on July 8, 2016 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Captain Fantastic is written and directed by Matt Ross and stars Viggo Mortensen, Frank Langella, George MacKay, Kathryn Hahn, Steve Zahn and Ann Dowd. The movie follows a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education who is forced to leave the forests of the Pacific Northwest and to re-enter society. Read the rest of this entry »