devils-candyDeath Waltz Recording Co. has released a score album for the horror thriller The Devil’s Candy. The album features the film’s original music composed by Michael Yezerski (The Little DeathMentalOnly the Dead See the End of the WarWe Don’t Belong Here). The soundtrack is now available to download on Bandcamp, where you can also check out audio samples. A vinyl release is set for May. As previously reported, J-2 Music has released a separate soundtrack featuring the songs from the movie. The Devil’s Candy is written and directed by Sean Byrne and stars Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby, Pruitt Taylor Vince and Kiara Glasco. The movie premiered at the 2015 Toronto Film Festival and was released in select theaters and on VOD this past weekend by IFC Midnight. Read the rest of this entry »

jeff-ronaJeff Rona is set to reteam with director Todd Robinson on the upcoming political drama The Last Full Measure. The film is written and directed by Robinson and stars Samuel L. Jackson, Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer, William Hurt, Bradley Whitford, Michael Imperioli and Linus Roache. The movie follows a 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. Timothy Scott Bogart, Mark Damon (Monster), Lauren Selig, Julian Adams, Nicholas Cafritz, Robert Reed Peterson and Shaun Sanghani (King Cobra) are producing the project. Read the rest of this entry »

sage-femmeA soundtrack album will be released for the French dramatic comedy The Midwife (Sage femme). The album features the film’s original music composed by Gregoire Hetzel (Incendies, The TreeMy Golden DaysDaguerrotype, Summertime) and performed by the London Chamber Orchestra. The soundtrack will be released digitally overseas on March 22, 2017. The Midwife is written and directed by Martin Provost and stars Catherine Deneuve, Catherine Frot, Olivier Gourmet, Quentin Dolmaire and Mylène Demongeot. The movie revolves around a midwife who gets unexpected news from her father’s old mistress. The dramedy premiered at this year’s Berlin Film Festival and will be released in French theaters on Wednesday, March 22. Read the rest of this entry »

shots-firedPremiering on Wednesday, March 22, is the new Fox drama Shots Fired created by Gina Prince-Bythewood  & Reggie Rock Bythewood and starring Sanaa Lathan, Stephan James, Helen Hunt, Richard Dreyfuss, Stephen Moyer and Aisha Hinds. The show’s original music is composed by Terence Blanchard (Inside ManMalcolm XThe 25th Hour, Red Tails). Check out our previous news article to learn more about the 10-parter, which examines the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small town in North Carolina and will air every Wednesday night on Fox.

hated-womanPremiering on Friday, March 24, is the Netflix original movie The Most Hated Woman in America directed by Tommy O’Haver and starring Melissa Leo, Peter Fonda, Josh Lucas, Adam Scott, Juno Temple, Vincent Kartheiser, Rory Cochran, Michael Chernus, Sally Kirkland, Anna Camp and Alex Frost. Alan Azar (An American Affair) has composed the film’s original music. Check out our scoring assignment announcement to learn more about the drama, which follows the controversial life of outspoken atheist Madalyn Murray O’Hair, from her landmark court battles to her infamous abduction. The movie will be available to stream on Netflix. Read the rest of this entry »

you-are-wantedPantaSounds has released a soundtrack album for Amazon’s first German original series You Are Wanted. The album features the show’s original score composed by Josef Bach, as well as the songs from the drama by Chester Travis, Tina Pepper, Walking On Cars, Simon Hughes & more. The soundtrack is now available digitally overseas. Visit the German Amazon store to listen to audio samples. You Are Wanted is produced by Matthias Schweighöfer who also stars in the show with Alexandra Maria Lara, Karoline Herfurth and Tom Beck. The 6-parter follows a hotel manager whose life is turned upside down following a mysterious hacking attack, putting him and his family in grave danger. Read the rest of this entry »

flowerJoey Stephens has composed the music for the upcoming comedy drama Flower. The film is directed by Max Winkler (Ceremony) and stars Zoey Deutch, Kathryn Hahn, Tim Heidecker, Adam Scott, Joey Morgan and Dylan Gelula. The movie centers on the unlikely bond that forms between a sexually adventurous teenage girl and her obese, mentally unstable step-brother. Winkler also co-wrote the screenplay with Alex McAulay and Matt Spicer (Ingrid Goes West) who is also producing the project with Eric B. Fleischman (Sleight), Brandon James and Sean Tabibian (Carnage Park, The Remains). Read the rest of this entry »

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend:

beauty-beast-deluxeOpening in most theaters is Disney’s live action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast directed by Bill Condon and starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellen, Audra McDonald and Emma Thompson. The film’s original music is composed by Alan Menken (The Little MermaidAladdin). He also wrote the movie’s classic songs with Howard Ashman and the new songs with lyricist Tim Rice. Walt Disney Records has released a soundtrack album in two different editions. Click here for the details of both the regular and deluxe edition.

the-belko-experimentAlso opening wide is the horror thriller The Belko Experiment directed by Greg McLean, written and produced by James Gunn and starring Tony Goldwyn, John Gallagher Jr., Adria Arjona, Michael Rooker, John C McGinley, Sean Gunn and Melonie Diaz. Tyler Bates (Guardians of the Galaxy300WatchmenDawn of the Dead) has composed the film’s original score. Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score, as well as two songs performed by Jose Prieto and Gabriela Teran. Check out our previous news article for the full album details. Read the rest of this entry »

going-in-styleWaterTower Music will release a soundtrack album for Zach Braff’s crime comedy Going in Style. The album features the film’s original music composed by Rob Simonsen (FoxcatcherThe Spectacular NowNerve(500) Days of Summer) who previously scored Braff’s Wish I Was Here. Also included are songs by Dean Martin, Otis Redding, Jamie Cullum, Sonny Rollins, Mark Ronson, A Tribe Called Quest & more. The soundtrack will be released on March 31, 2017 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon, where you can also check out audio samples. Going in Style starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Ann-Margret, Joey King, Matt Dillon and Christopher Lloyd follows three buddies who decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. Read the rest of this entry »

ghost-shellLorne Balfe has composed original music for the upcoming film adaptation of Ghost in the Shell. He is credited as the film’s composer alongside Clint Mansell who was previously announced as the movie’s composer. Lakeshore Records will release a soundtrack album featuring the film’s score later this month. The sci-fi adventure is directed by Rupert Sanders and stars Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche and Michael Pitt. The movie based on the Japanese manga of the same title created by Masamune Shirow will be released nationwide on March 31, 2017 by Paramount Pictures. Read the rest of this entry »

Sam Phillips and Eric Gorfain have scored the Amazon Studios pilot The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The show is created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and stars Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen, Alex Borstein, Tony Shalhoub and Marin Hinkle. The drama is set in 1958 Manhattan tells the story of Miriam “Midge” Maisel whose perfect life suddenly takes an unexpected turn. Sherman-Palladino has also directed the pilot and is executive producing the project with Daniel Palladino. Phillips has previously scored all episodes of Sherman-Palladino’s Gilmore Girls and last year’s Netflix revival of the series, as well as ABC Family’s Bunheads. Read the rest of this entry »