Justin Melland (Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes, The Innocence Files, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich, Wrong Man) has recently scored the new Netflix docu-series The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness. The show is directed by Joshua Zeman (Murder Mountain, Cropsey) and centers on the Sons of Sam case that grew into a lifelong obsession for journalist Maury Terry, who became convinced that the murders were linked to a satanic cult. Paul Giamatti is narrating the 4-parter, which features archival news footage, conversations with the people closest to the investigation, and Terry’s own words and case files to tell a cautionary tale of a man who went down a rabbit hole and never came out. Read the rest of this entry »

The only movie opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the sc-fi thriller Voyagers written and directed by Neil Burger and starring Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp, Fionn Whitehead, Chanté Adams, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Archie Madekwe, Viveik Kalra, Quintessa Swindell, Madison Hu and Colin Farrell. The film’s original music is composed by Trevor Gureckis (Servant, The Goldfinch, Old, Bloodline). A soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score will be released next week by Lakeshore Records and will be announced soon. Check out our scoring assignment announcement to learn more about the movie, which is being distributed by Lionsgate.

Opening in select theaters and on VOD today is the horror thriller Held directed by Chris Lofing & Travis Cluff and starring Jill Awbrey and Bart Johnson. Richard Breakspear (Prey) has composed the film’s original music. MovieScore Media has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score today. Check out our soundtrack announcement for the full album details and for more information about the movie, which is being released by Magnolia Pictures’ genre label Magnet Releasing. Read the rest of this entry »

Sherri Chung (BatwomanBlindspotRiverdale, The Lost Husband) has been tapped to score the upcoming HBO Max animated series Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai. The show is developed by Tze Chun and features the voices of Izaac Wang, Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong, James Hong, Gabrielle Green, A.J. LoCascio and Matthew Rhys. The Warner Bros. Animation and Amblin Television production based on Joe Dante’s 1984 feature (scored by Jerry Goldsmith) is set in 1920s Shanghai and tells the story of how 10-year-old Sam Wing (future shop owner Mr. Wing in the 1984 movie) met the young Mogwai called Gizmo. Read the rest of this entry »

Silva Screen Records has announced a soundtrack album for the ITV mini-series Des. The album features the show’s original music composed by Sarah Warne (PreyHumansDark Money, Time, She’s French, The Drowning). The soundtrack will be released digitally on May 7, 2021. The streaming/download link will be added to this article closer to the release date. Des is written by Luke Neal & Kelly Jones based on the novel Killing For Company by Brian Masters and stars David Tennant, Daniel Mays, Jason Watkins, Alex Bhat, Jay Simpson, Gerard Horan and Ron Cook. The 3-parter directed by Lewis Arnold is based on real life events, the 1983 arrest of Scottish serial killer Dennis Nilsen and one of the most infamous criminal cases in UK history, and focuses on Nilsen’s capture and subsequent trial. Read the rest of this entry »

Lucasfilm has confirmed today that John Williams is set to return as the composer of the currently untitled fifth installment in the Indiana Jones film series. The movie will be directed by James Mangold (Logan, Ford v. Ferrari, 3:10 to Yuma) and stars Harrison Ford in the title role, alongside Phoebe Waller-Bridge. No other cast members or plot details have been announced yet. The composer was previously attached to score the fifth installment when Steven Spielberg was set to direct the film in 2016 . Spielberg is producing the new movie with Kathleen Kennedy (The Mandalorian, Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Frank Marshall (Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Sixth Sense) and Simon Emanuel (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Witcher). Read the rest of this entry »

WaterTower Music has announced the full details of the soundtrack album for the new film adaptation of Mortal Kombat. The album features the movie’s original music composed by Grammy Award and Golden Globe nominee Benjamin Wallfisch (It, Blade Runner 2049, Shazam!, Annabelle Creation, Hidden Figures, Lights Out). The soundtrack will be released digitally next Friday, April 16. Check back on this page for the streaming/download link to be added next week. As previously reported, the Wallfisch-produced and -performed Techno Syndrome 2021 remix from the film is already to stream/download now. Mortal Kombat is directed by Simon McQuoid and stars Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson, Mehcad Brooks, Ludi Lin, Tadanobu Asano, Chin Han, Joe Taslim and Hiroyuki Sanada. Read the rest of this entry »

Hollywood Records and Marvel Music have released the previously unreleased track Family TV Night from the eighth episode (Previously On) of Marvel Studios’ Disney+ original series WandaVision. The cue was missing from the official Episode 8 soundtrack album and is now available to stream/download as a digital single on all major digital music services (including Amazon). Also listen to the full track after the jump. Beck’s score and Kristen Anderson-Lopez’s & Robert Lopez’s original songs from all episodes have been released earlier this year (click here for a full listing) and the full series is now available to stream on Disney+. Read the rest of this entry »

French singer/songwriter Matthieu Chedid is attached to compose the score for the upcoming live-action family comedy Asterix & Obelix: The Middle Kingdom. The film will be directed by Guillaume Canet (Little White Lies, Nous finirons ensemble) who also stars as Asterix, alongside Gilles Lellouche as Obelix, Vincent Cassel as Cesar, Marion Cotillard as Cleopatra and Jonathan Cohen as Finalthesis. Other cast members include Ramzy Bedia, Linh-Dan Pham, Julie Chen, Pierre Richard and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Philippe Mechelen (I Do: How to Get Married and Stay Single) and Julien Hervé wrote the screenplay based on the comic books created by René Goscinny & Albert Uderzo (Looking for Teddy). Read the rest of this entry »

WaterTower Music has released the first track from the soundtrack for the action fantasy adventure Mortal Kombat. Available to stream/download now is Techno Syndrome 2021, a new version of the Oliver Adams-composed theme song from the 90s game produced by the film’s composer Benjamin Wallfisch (Shazam!, It, Blade Runner 2049, Hidden Figures, Annabelle Creation, Lights Out). Visit Amazon (or any other major digital music service) to stream/download the song and also listen to the full track after the jump. A full soundtrack album featuring Wallfisch’s score from the new movie will be announced soon. Mortal Kombat is directed by Simon McQuoid and stars Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson, Tadanobu Asano, Mehcad Brooks, Ludi Lin, Chin Han, Joe Taslim and Hiroyuki Sanada. Read the rest of this entry »

The details of the first two soundtrack albums for the CW drama All American have been revealed. The Season 1 album features selections of the original score from the first season composed by Blake Neely (Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, The Flight Attendant, Greyhound, The Pacific, Everwood), as well Chelsea Tavares’ cover of Leon Bridges’ River. The Season 2 features Neely’s music the second season, as well as three songs by Bre-Z, Tavares, Tia P. & Lil Fizz. Both soundtracks will be released digitally tomorrow, April 9 by WaterTower Music. Click here to stream/download the Season 1 album and click here for the Season 2 album. All American is created by April Blair and stars Daniel Ezra, Bre-Z, Greta Onieogou, Samantha Logan, Monet Mazur, Michael Evans Behling, Cody Christian, Taye Diggs, Karimah Westbrook, Tavares and Jalyn Hall. Read the rest of this entry »