Three new movies are opening in wide release this weekend:

Scream 4 reunites director Wes Craven with composer Marco Beltrami. Two different soundtracks have been released for the horror sequel. A score album featuring Beltrami’s music will be released next Tuesday and a song soundtrack with two score tracks is available on Lakeshore Records. To listen to a lengthy audio interview with Craven and Beltrami on their collaboration, check out the latest ‘On The Score’ episode on Film Music Magazine. Also visit Examiner for a short interview with the composer.

Also opening is the animated feature Rio, which already opened in several foreign territories last weekend generating the highest grossing international opening of the year. The film’s score is by John Powell and Sergio Mendes served as the movie’s executive music producer. Rio‘s music team also includes percussionist Carlinhos Brown, lyricist Siedah Garrett, pop singer Taio Cruz and The Black Eyed Peas’ A score album will be released next week by Varese Sarabande and the official soundtrack featuring the film’s songs is already out on Interscope Records.

Opening in around 700 theaters is Robert Redford’s drama The Conspirator starring Robin Wright Penn, James McAvoy, Alexis Bledel, Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Kline, Danny Huston, Justin Long and Tom Wilkinson. The film’s music is written by Mark Isham and has been released in three different editions on Isham’s record label. Visit our soundtrack announcement to find more information on the release. Also check out an interview with Isham talking about the project on Film Music Magazine.

Opening in limited release is the bestseller adaptation Atlas Shrugged: Part 1. The film’s score is by Elia Cmiral. The composer’s main theme for John Galt can be listened to on the official movie webpage. No soundtrack release has been announced at this point. For more information on the project, visit our previous article.

Finally, also opening in limited release is the French historical drama The Princess of Montpensier. Philippe Sarde composed the music for the Bertrand Tavernier-directed movie. A soundtrack with Sarde’s score has been released by Varese Sarabande. Check out our soundtrack announcement to learn more about the album and the film.