Posts Tagged ‘Alan Menken’

Deadline is reporting that Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda will be teaming up to write the music for a live action feature adaptation of The Little Mermaid. The movie version is also said to feature songs from Disney’s classic animated movie, for which Menken won two Academy Awards for Best Original Song (with Howard Ashman) and Best Original Score. […]

Three new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the fantasy adventure Pete’s Dragon directed by David Lowery and starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Oona Laurence and Robert Redford. The film’s original music is composed by Daniel Hart (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Comet, Tumbleweed). Walt Disney Records has released a soundtrack album […]

The details of the soundtrack album for the animated feature Sausage Party have been revealed. The album features the original song The Great Beyond written by Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, Enchanted) and with lyrics by Glenn Slater, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Ariel Shaffir and Kantir. Also included is the movie’s original score composed by […]

Hollywood Records has released a new soundtrack album for the ABC musical comedy Galavant. The album features the original songs from the show’s second season written by Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, Enchanted, Tangled) featuring lyrics by Glenn Slater and performed by the series’ cast, including guest stars Kylie Minogue, Weird Al Yankovic, Eddie Marsan, […]

Hollywood Records has released the first three songs from Season 2 of the ABC musical comedy Galavant. The songs are written by Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Enchanted) and Glenn Slater and are performed by the series’ cast. The new songs include the track A New Season, which is available to download on Amazon and can be checked […]

The full details of the Walt Disney Records Legacy Collection release for Disney Animation’s 1995 feature Pocahontas have been revealed. The album features the film’s original songs and score, including previously unreleased tracks and demos. Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Enchanted, The Little Mermaid) has composed the score and songs and Stephen Schwartz […]

Disney announced today that composer Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater will be composing new songs for the upcoming animated series Tangled based on the 2010 hit movie of the same title. Kevin Kliesch is set to compose the original score for the show, which will feature the voices of Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi […]

Deadline is reporting that Universal Pictures has acquired an untitled comedy musical to be directed by Jeremy Garelick (The Wedding Ringer), starring Josh Gad and featuring music by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz. The movie is said to follow a “domestic who integrates into family with a busy single mother, and becomes an important part […]

Alan Menken is writing original songs for the upcoming animated comedy Sausage Party. The film is directed by Greg Tiernan & Conrad Vernon (Shrek 2, Monsters vs. Aliens, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted) and features the voices of Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Edward Norton, James Franco, Nick Kroll, Bill Hader, Danny […]

Walt Disney Pictures has announced today that Alan Menken will be providing the score for the upcoming live action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. The film will also feature new original songs co-written by the composer and Sir Tim Rice, as well as new recordings of the songs from the 1991 animated classic that Menken penned with Howard Ashman. […]