Walt Disney Records will release the official soundtrack album for the Pixar animated feature CocoMichael Giacchino (Star TrekLostJurassic WorldSpider-Man: Homecoming, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) who previously scored Pixar’s Up, Inside Out, The Incredibles, Ratatouille & Cars 2 is composing the film’s original score. Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez are contributing the original song Remember Me and Germaine Franco & the film’s co-director Adrian Molina have also written additional songs for the film. The soundtrack will be released on November 17, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on AmazonRead the rest of this entry »

‘Gook’ Score Album Details

Posted: August 19, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Notefornote Music will release a score album for Justin Chon’s indie drama Gook. The album features the film’s original music composed by Roger Suen. The soundtrack will be released digitally on August 25, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Gook is written and directed by Chon who also stars in the movie alongside Simone Baker, David So, Curtiss Cook Jr., Sang Chon, Omono Okojie, Ben Munoz, Cesar Garcia, Isaiah Jarel and Kirlew Vilbon. The movie follows two Korean American brothers who strike up a friendship with an 11-year-old African American girl while racial tensions build to a breaking point as the 1992 Los Angeles riots break out.  Read the rest of this entry »

Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe are hosting a competition for the music community entitled, “Show us your Musical Genius!” Participants will submit their rendition or interpretation of the composers’ Emmy Award-nominated theme from the NatGeo original series Genius executive produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer & Ken Biller and starring Geoffrey Rush & Johnny Flynn and blue ribbon judges along with Zimmer and Balfe will pick the winners. Top prize winners of the musical challenge will be invited to a Zimmer or Balfe recording session in London or Los Angeles. Read the rest of this entry »

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend:

Expected to top the weekend box office is the action comedy directed by Patrick Hughes and starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung and Joaquim De Almeida. The film’s original score is composed by Atli Orvarsson (Vantage PointHansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters). Milan Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music, as well as the songs from the movie by Lionel Ritchie, Foreigner, King Harvest, Chuck Berry, Samuel L. Jackson & more. Click here for the full album details.

Also opening wide is the crime comedy Logan Lucky directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Seth MacFarlane, Riley Keough, Katie Holmes, Katherine Waterson, Sebastian Stan, Hilary Swank, Daniel Craig and Dwight Yoakam. David Holmes (Ocean’s Eleven, Out of Sight, Haywire) has composed the film’s original music. Milan Records has released a soundtrack featuring a score medley, as well as songs by John Denver, Creedance Clearwater Revival, Bo Diddley, John Fahey, The Groundhogs, LeAnn Rimes & more. Check out our previous article for the full album details. Read the rest of this entry »

Brian Tyler has been hired to score the upcoming romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians. The film is directed by Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe: RetaliationStep Up 2: The Streets) and stars Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Sonoya Mizuno, Chris Pang, Harry Shum Jr. and Awkwafina. The movie is based on Kevin Kwan’s novel of the same title and follows a Chinese-American economics professor and her boyfriend, who happens to be the heir to a massive fortune. Peter Chiarelli (The Proposal) and Adele Lim (Lethal Weapon) wrote the screenplay. Nina Jacobson (The Hunger Games), Brad Simpson (American Crime Story, Diary of a Wimpy Kid) and John Penotti are producing the project. Read the rest of this entry »

Universal Music has announced two soundtrack albums for the docu-series The Vietnam War. The first album features popular songs featured in the show that define the era, including tracks from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Simon & Garfunkel, Buffalo Springfield, The Byrds, Otis Redding, Santana, Ray Charles, Nina Simone & more. The soundtrack will be released on September 15, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Also being released on the same date is a 2-CD (and 3-LP) album featuring the 10-parter’s original music composed by Trent Reznor Atticus Ross (The Social NetworkGone GirlTe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). Check back on this page for the pre-order link.  Read the rest of this entry »

Milan Records has released a soundtrack album for action adventure The Adventurers. The album features the film’s original music composed by Tuomas Kantelinen (Mongol: Rise of Genghis Khan, Mindhunters, The Legend of Hercules). The soundtrack is now available digitally on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. The Adventurers is directed by Stephen Fung and stars Andy Lau, Qi Shu, Jean Reno and David Bowles. The movie tells the story of the world’s top thiefs who steal two pieces of valuable jewelry during the Cannes Film Festival and find themselves pursued across Europe by a legendary French detective.  Read the rest of this entry »

BMG Soundstage has released a soundtrack album for the Syfy original movie Sharknado 5. The album features the film’s original music composed by Christopher Cano & Chris Ridenhour who previously scored the last three installments in the Sharknado series. Also included are songs by Quint, New Day Dawn and Geno Lenardo & Ryan T Hope. The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon, where you can also listen to audio samples. Sharknado 5: Global Swarming is directed by Anthony C. Ferrante and starring Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Jena Sims, Cassandra Scerbo, Masiela Lusha, Charo, Olivia Newton-John, Dan Fogler, Clay Aiken, Margaret Cho, Tony Hawk, Greg Louganis, Gilbert Gottfried, Fabio and Bret Michaels. Read the rest of this entry »

Hollywood Records and Marvel Music will release a soundtrack album for the Netflix original series The Defenders. The album features selections of the show’s original music composed by John Paesano (The Maze RunnerPacific Rim Uprising) who previously scored both seasons of Marvel’s Daredevil. The soundtrack will be released digitally tomorrow, August 18 and will be available download on Amazon, where you can also check out audio clips. The Defenders is developed by Douglas Petrie & Marco Ramirez and stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil, Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, and Finn Jones as Danny Rand/Iron Fist, all of which are reprising their roles from their own shows, as well as Élodie Yung. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Let Me Go’ Soundtrack Announced

Posted: August 17, 2017 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Bella Union will release a soundtrack album for the British drama Let Me Go. The album features the film’s original music composed by Radiohead drummer Philip Selway who is making his film scoring debut on the project. The soundtrack will be released digitally on September 15 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. A CD version is set to come out on October 27. The movie’s title song can be checked out after the jump and and is available to download hereLet Me Go is written and directed by Polly Steele and stars Juliet Stevenson, Jodhi May, Lucy Boynton, Karin Bertling, Stanley Weber, Eva Magyar, Simona Hughes and Elizabeth Webster. Read the rest of this entry »