Three new movies are opening in wide release this weekend:

Expected to top the weekend box office is the 3D action adventure Immortals directed by Tarsem Singh and starring Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, Stephen Dorff, Isabel Lucas, Freida Pinto, Luke Evans, Kellan Lutz and John Hurt. The film’s music is composed by Trevor Morris. Relativity Music Group has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score. For audio clips and more information about the release, visit our soundtrack announcement. For a video from the recording of the score, click here and also check out audio interviews with Morris about his work on the film on Film Music Magazine and Scorenotes.

Also opening wide is the historical drama J. Edgar directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Armie Hammer, Judi Dench, Stephen Root, Josh Lucas, Dermot Mulroney and Jeffrey Donovan. Eastwood has also written the score for the film. No soundtrack album has been announced, but the score can be listened to on Warner Bros’ Awards website. To learn more about the movie, visit our previous article.

The final wide release of the week is the comedy Jack and Jill directed by Dennis Dugan and starring Adam Sandler, Al Pacino, Katie Holmes, Shaquille O’Neal and Dana Carvey. Rupert Gregson-Williams and Waddy Wachtel who both have been the primary composers for movies from Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions company in the last couple of years have written the score for the film. No soundtrack album has been released. To learn more about the comedy, visit the official movie website.

Opening in limited release is the French biopic The Conquest directed by Xavier Durringer and starring Florence Pernel, Bernard Le Coq and Samuel Labarthe. The music for the movie is written by Nicola Piovani (Life is Beautiful). A soundtrack album including the composer’s score has been released by Gaumont. Audio clips and the full soundtrack details can be checked out in our soundtrack announcement article.

Opening in Los Angeles after being released in New York last weekend is the comedy Killing Bono starring Ben Barnes, Krysten Ritter and Pete Postlethwaite. Stephen Warbeck has composed the score for the movie. A soundtrack album featuring two tracks from the score, as well as several songs from the film has been released overseas. For the full soundtrack details, visit our earlier article and check out the official movie website for more information about the comedy.

Also opening in limited release is Lars von Trier’s drama Melancholia starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Charlotte Rampling, John Hurt, Alexander Skarsgard, Stellan Skarsgard and Udo Kier. The movie prominently features segments from Richard Wagner’s Tristan & Isolde. Zentropa Music has released a soundtrack album featuring the music performed by the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. The album is available exclusively on iTunes. For more details about the movie, visit Magnolia Pictures’ film website.

The final limited release of the week is the British film noir London Boulevard which marks the directorial debut of screenwriter William Monahan (The Departed). Colin Farrell, Keira Knightley, David Thewlis, Anna Friel, Ray Winstone and Ben Chaplin are starring in the film based on the novel by Ken Bruen. Sergio Pizzorno from the band Kasabian has composed the score for the film. No plans for a soundtrack album have been announced. For a video from the recording sessions of the music, check out this entry of the London Metropolitan Orchestra on YouTube. More information about the film can be found on IFC’s movie website.