Posts Tagged ‘Benj Pasek’

Atlantic Records will release the official soundtrack album for the movie musical The Greatest Showman. The album features the original songs from the movie composed by Academy Award winners Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (La La Land, Dear Evan Hansen) and performed by the movie’s cast. Two tracks, The Greatest Show and This Is Me, will already be available to download tomorrow. The full soundtrack will be released […]

Alan Menken revealed today at Disney’s D23 Expo that he is writing new songs for the upcoming film adaptation of the animated Disney classic Aladdin. He will be collaborating with Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land) who will be providing the lyrics for the songs. Howard Ashman and Tim Rice wrote the lyrics for Menken’s songs from […]

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul will compose several new songs for Fox’s television adaptation of the 1983 classic feature and the Broadway musical A Christmas Story. The 3-hour television event based on the movie and stage musical follows a Midwestern boy named Ralphie who attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is […]

WaterTower Music has released a soundtrack album for the special musical episode of The Flash, entitled Duet. The album features the original songs Super Friend written by Rachel Bloom and performed by Melissa Benoist & Grant Gustin and Runnin’ Home to You written by Justin Paul & Benj Pasek and performed by Gustin. Also included are the cover versions […]

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony was held last night. Among the music-related highlights was Justin Hurwitz receiving his first two Oscars for his music for La La Land and lyricists Benj Pasek & Justin Paul receiving the award for the song City of Stars from Damien Chazelle’s musical. Check out the backstage press room interview with the composer/songwriters after the jump. The acceptance speeches will be added […]

Justin Hurwitz has received the Academy Award for his score for Damien Chazelle’s La La Land. The other nominated composers in the Best Original Score category were Mica Levi (Jackie), Dustin O’Halloran & Hauschka (Lion), Nicholas Britell (Moonlight) and Thomas Newman (Passengers). Hurwitz also received a second Oscar for the original song City of Stars from the movie musical and shared the honor […]

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend creator, songwriter and star Rachel Bloom has written an original song for the upcoming crossover episodes of The CW’s The Flash and Supergirl. The song entitled Superfriends will be performed by Grant Gustin and Melissa Benoist. In addition, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who contributed the lyrics to Justin Hurwitz’s songs from La La Land and wrote the score for the stage musicals Dear […]

Justin Hurwitz has received the Golden Globe Awards in the Original Score category for Damien Chazelle’s La La Land. He also won a second award for the song City of Stars from the movie musical and shared the honor with lyricists Justin Paul & Benj Pasek. Check out the acceptance speeches after the jump. The other composers […]

The details of the soundtrack album for Damien Chazelle’s movie musical La La Land have been revealed. The album features the original songs from the movie performed by the film’s cast and written by Justin Hurwitz (Whiplash) and featuring lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, as well as selections from Hurwitz’s score. Also included is the original song Start […]

Benj Pasek & Justin Paul are attached to write original songs for Disney’s upcoming new live action film adaptation of Snow White. The movie based on the 1937 animated classic will be produced by Marc Platt (Into the Woods, Drive, Legally Blonde, Nine).  Erin Cressida Wilson (The Girl on the Train, Secretary, Men, Women & Children) is attached to write the screenplay. No […]