Adem Ilhan is the composer of the new HBO original series Avenue 5. The show is created by Armando Iannucci (Veep, The Death of Stalin) and stars Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Rebecca Front, Suzy Nakamura, Lenora Crichlow, Nikki Amuka-Bird and Ethan Phillips. The comedy is set 40 years in the future and revolves around the confident and suave captain of a space cruise ship with luxury amenities like gourmet buffets, a spa, an observation deck and yoga classes. Read the rest of this entry »

Atlantic Records has released the original song Joke’s on You from the superhero movie Birds of Prey. The track is co-written by the film’s composer Daniel Pemberton and Imad Royal and performed by Charlotte Lawrence. Click here to stream/download the track and also check out the official lyric video after the jump. The full soundtrack album featuring more songs from the movie will be released on February 7. Check out our previous article for the full details. Birds of Prey is directed by Cathy Yan and starring Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett, Ewan McGregor, Rosie Perez, Chris Messina,  Ella Jay Basco and Ali Wong will be released in theaters nationwide on February 7 by Warner Bros. Pictures. Read the rest of this entry »

Apple TV+ announced today the Alex Somers (Captain Fantastic, Honey Boy, Aloha, Manhattan) has composed the original score for the upcoming animated short Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth. The film is directed by Philip Hunt, narrated by Meryl Streep and features the voices of Chris O’Dowd, Jacob Tremblay and Ruth Negga. The short based on the New York Times bestselling book of the same title by Oliver Jeffers follows a precocious seven-year-old who, over the course of Earth Day, learns about the wonders of the planet from his parents – and from a mysterious exhibit at the Museum of Everything. Read the rest of this entry »

Varese Sarabande has announced a new soundtrack album for the 1995 thriller Dolores Claiborne directed by Taylor Hackford and starring Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh and David Strathairn. The 2-CD set features the expanded original score from the Castle Rock Entertainment production composed by Danny Elfman (Batman, Spider-Man, Alice in Wonderland, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), including almost an hour of previously unreleased music. Dolores Claiborne – The Deluxe Edition is limited to 2,500 copies and is now available to order on the label’s official website, where you can also check out the full track list and listen to audio samples. Read the rest of this entry »

A soundtrack album has been released for the Discovery & BBC docu-series Serengeti. The album features the film’s original music produced and composed by Will Gregory (Nowhere BoyMy Summer of Love) and performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra, as well as additional music & vocals by Cathy Dennis, Lola Lennox and Joshua Ledet. The soundtrack is now available to stream/download here, where you can also check out audio clips. Seregenti is created by Simon Fuller, directed by John Downer, narrated by Lupita Nyong’o and follow a cast of African wildlife, including lions, zebras, baboons and cheetahs, over the course of a year. Read the rest of this entry »

Music.Film Recordings/Varese Sarabande have released a soundtrack album for the British mystery thriller Gwen. The album features the film’s original music composed and produced by James Edward Barker (Lean on PeteFinal Score, The Courier, Heist). The soundtrack is now available to stream/download on Amazon Music, where you can also check out audio samples. Gwen is directed by William McGregor and stars Maxine Peake, Eleanor Worthington-Cox, Jodie Innes, Richard Harrington, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith and Mark Lewis Jones. The movie revolves around a young girl struggling with her mother’s unusual illness, her father’s absence and the suspicious local community that has turned on them. Read the rest of this entry »

Bear McCreary (Godzilla: King of the Monsters, The Walking Dead, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Outlander, Battlestar Galactica) has composed the original music for the upcoming documentary Crip Camp. The film is directed by Nicole Newnham (The Rape of Europa) & Jim LeBrecht and centers on a group of campers turned activists who shaped the future of the disability-rights movement and changed accessibility legislation for everyone. Newnham & LeBrecht are also producing the project with Sara Bolder. Barack & Michelle Obama who produced last year’s Netflix documentary American Factory serve as executive producers. Read the rest of this entry »

Lakeshore Records will release a soundtrack album for the coming-of-age thriller Knives and Skin. The album features the film’s original music composed by Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner. The soundtrack will be released digitally on January 24, 2020 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Knives and Skin is written and directed by Jennifer Reeder and stars Marika Engelhardt, Grace Smith, Ireon Roach, Kayla Carter, Tim Hopper, Kate Arrington, Audrey Francis, James Vincent Meredith, Ty Olwin, Raven Whitley, Jalen Gilbert, Emma Ladji, Robert T. Cunningham, Tony Fitzpatrick and Marilyn Dodds Frank. Read the rest of this entry »

Hollywood Records will release a soundtrack album for the BBC and FX limited series A Christmas Carol. The album features original music from the 3-parter composed by Academy Award nominees Dustin O’Halloran (Transparent, Like Crazy) & Volker Bertelmann (Adrift, Patrick Melrose) who have previously co-scored the features Lion and The Art of Racing in the Rain. The soundtrack will be released digitally tomorrow, January 17 and will be available to stream/download on Amazon. A Chrismas Carol is written by Steven Knight based on Charles Dickens’ iconic ghost story, directed by Nick Murphy and stars Guy Pearce as Ebenezer Scrooge, Andy Serkis as Ghost of Christmas Past, as well as Stephen Graham, Charlotte Riley, Joe Alwyn, Vinette Robinson, Jason Flemyng and Kayvan Novak. Read the rest of this entry »

Roque Banos (Don’t Breathe, Evil DeadThe MachinistSexy Beast, In the Heart of the Sea) has recently recorded his score for the upcoming British thriller His House. The film is written and directed by Remi Weekes and stars Wunmi Mosaku, Sope Dirisu and Matt Smith. The movie follows a young refugee couple who makes a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, but then struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an evil lurking beneath the surface. Read the rest of this entry »