Milan Records will release a soundtrack album for the drama Minari. The album features the film’s original music composed by Emile Mosseri (The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Homecoming, Kajillionaire, Random Acts of Flyness). The soundtrack will be released on February 12 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. A first track is already available to stream/download here and is also embedded below. Minari is written and directed by Lee Isaac Chung and stars Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Yuh-Jung Youn, Alan Kim, Noel Kate Cho and Will Patton. The movie follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream and whose family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Fireball XL5’ Soundtrack Album Announced

Posted: January 14, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in TV Music Albums
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Silva Screen Records has announced a new soundtrack album for the British 60s sci-fi puppet series Fireball XL5 created by Gerry & Sylvia Anderson. The album features selections of the original music from sixteen episodes of the show composed by Barry Gray (Thunderbirds, UFO, Space: 1999, Supercar, Captain Scarlet), including the Fireball XL5 main theme and single version. Also included is the closing song Fireball performed by Don Spencer. The soundtrack will be released digitally this Friday, January 15. A CD and vinyl version will be coming out later this month (visit Amazon to order both versions). Read the rest of this entry »

Jeff Beal Scoring The CW’s ‘Walker’

Posted: January 13, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in TV Scoring Assignments
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Jeff Beal (House of Cards, Pollock, Rome, Carnivale, The Biggest Little Farm, Appaloosa) has been tapped to score the new CW drama Walker. The show is created by Anna Fricke (Being Human, Valor) based on the 90s hit CBS series Walker, Texas Ranger and stars Jared Padalecki, Lindsey Morgan, Keegan Allen, Kale Culley, Violet Brinson, Molly Hagen, Mitch Pileggi, Coby Bell and Jeff Pierr. The series revolves around a widower and father of two with his own moral code, who returns home to Austin after being undercover for two years, only to discover there’s harder work to be done at home. Read the rest of this entry »

Kevin Kiner is returning to score to score Lucasfilm’s upcoming Disney+ animated series Star Wars: The Bad Batch. The show follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. The project is executive produced by Dave Filoni (The Mandalorian), Athena Portillo (Star Wars Resistance), Brad Rau and Jennifer Corbett. Rau also serves as the supervising director and Corbett serves as head writer. Read the rest of this entry »

Lakeshore Records will release the official soundtrack album for the drama Supernova. The album features the film’s original music composed by singer/songwriter Keaton Henson (Something Better to Come, Young Men). Also included is Edward Elgar’s Salut d’Amour performed by Jeremy Young as featured in the movie. The soundtrack will be released digitally on January 29, 2021 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Supernova is written and directed by Harry Macqueen and stars Colin Firth, Stanley Tucci, Pippa Haywood, James Dreyfus and Sarah Woodward. The movie follows two partners of twenty years dealing with the onset of illness as they are traveling across England in their old camper van visiting friends, family and places from their past. Read the rest of this entry »

Julian Scherle (Princess of the Row, Disrupted, Purity Falls) has been tapped to score the upcoming rowing drama Swing. The film is directed by Michael Mailer (Blind) and stars Michael Shannon, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton and David James Elliott. The movie centers on a Ivy League college crew team whose lives are changed in their final year when an army veteran takes over as coach of their dysfunctional rowing team. Vojin Gjaja wrote the screenplay. Read the rest of this entry »

‘UFOs’ ‘OVNI(s)’ Soundtrack Album Released

Posted: January 13, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in TV Music Albums
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Milan Records has released a soundtrack album for the French TV series UFOs (OVNI(s)). The album features selections of the show’s original music composed by Thylacine. Also included are tracks by Jean-Michel Jarre & Tangerine Dream, Janko Nilovic, Cerrone, Bernard Estardy & others. The soundtrack is now available digitally overseas. Visit the British Amazon store to check out audio samples. UFOs is created by Clémence Dargent & Martin Douaire and stars Melvil Poupaud, Michel Vuillermoz, Géraldine Pailhas, Quentin Dolmaire and Daphné Patakia. The comedy follows a brilliant space engineer and the head of GEPAN, a unit specializing in UFOs, who is tasked with coming up with scientific explanations for the UFO sightings that are currently dominating the headlines. Read the rest of this entry »

Michael Andrews (Donnie Darko, Bridesmaids, Freaks & Geeks, Bad Teacher, The Big Sick, Instant Family, Daddy’s Home) has composed the original score for the upcoming Netflix original film Yes Day. The movie is directed by Miguel Arteta (The Good Girl, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day) and stars Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramirez, Jenna Ortega, Everly Carganilla, Julian Lerner,, Fortune Feimster, Arturo Castro, Nat Faxon and Molly Sims. The family comedy follows a a couple who – tired of always saying no – gives their kids one whole day to make the rules and going on, kicking off a whirlwind adventure around Los Angeles. Read the rest of this entry »

Matt Cartsonis (Chump Change, The Women of Country) is the composer of the new ABC comedy Call Your Mother. The show is created by Kari Lizer (The New Adventures of Old Christine) and stars Kyra Sedgwick, Rachel Sennott, Joey Bragg, Emma Caymares, Austin Crute and Patrick Brammall. The series revolves around an empty-nester mom who wonders how she ended up alone while her children live their best lives thousands of miles away and decides to reinserts herself into their lives. Lizer is also executive producing the Sony Pictures Television & ABC Signature production with Tim Kaiser (Will & Grace) and Pam Fryman (How I Met Your Mother, Just Shoot Me!). Read the rest of this entry »

Harry Gregson-Williams (The Chronicles of NarniaThe MartianShrek, Mulan, Kingdom of HeavenMan on Fire) is scoring the upcoming documentary Life in a Day 2020. The film is directed by Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland, Touching the Void) and follows the concept of the original 2011 Life in a Day movie. The crowdsourced documentary is compiled from 15,000 hours of footage captured on July 25, 2020 and submitted from 192 countries. Jack Arbuthnott (The Aftermath, Lords of Chaos) and Tim Partridge are producing the project. Ridley Scott serves as an executive producer. Read the rest of this entry »