Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

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 […]

Already playing in theaters nationwide since this past Wednesday is the monster movie Godzilla vs. Kong directed by Adam Wingard and starring Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Kyle Chandler, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, Eiza González and Demian Bichir. The film’s original music is composed by Tom Holkenborg (Junkie XL) (Mad Max: Fury Road, […]

Netflix announced today that Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci are writing original music for the upcoming animated comedy Steps. The film is directed by Alyce Tzue and tells the story of two stepsisters who are overlooked for marriage by the Prince and embark on an epic journey, realizing that their own perfect fairytales might be different […]

Opening in theaters nationwide today is the action thriller Nobody directed by Ilya Naishuller and starring Bob Odenkirk, Connie Nielsen, RZA, Aleksey Serebryakov and Christopher Lloyd. The film’s original music is composed by David Buckley (Angel Has Fallen, Jason Bourne, The Good Wife, Papillon, The Forbidden Kingdom, The Nice Guys, Unhinged). Back Lot Music has released […]

Questlove to Serve as Oscars Musical Director

Posted: March 24, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Oscars show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh announced today that Questlove has joined the Oscars production team as the show’s musical director. He follows Bill Conti, Marc Shaiman, William Ross, Harold Wheeler, Rickey Minor, among others who have previously been selected as music directors. Questlove who best known as a drummer, DJ, […]

Academy Award nominee Diane Warren has written an original song for the new drama Four Good Days. The track, entitled Somehow You Do, is performed by Reba McEntire and is featured in the film directed by Rodrigo García and starring Mila Kunis, Glenn Close and Stephen Root. Bonnie Greenberg serves as the project’s executive music […]

Opening in theaters nationwide today is the spy thriller The Courier directed byDominic Cooke and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley and Merab Ninidze. The film’s original music is composed by Abel Korzeniowski (A Single Man, Penny Dreadful, Nocturnal Animals, The Nun, W.E., Romeo and Juliet).. Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the […]

93rd Academy Awards Nominations Announced

Posted: March 15, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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This morning, the nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced. Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of the last year will be presented on Oscar Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Union Station Los Angeles and the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center and will be televised live in the U.S. on the […]

Hildur Guðnadóttir has won her second Grammy Award for her score for Todd Phillips’ Joker in the Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media category. She previously received an Academy Award and Golden Globe for her work on the film. The composer was honored with her first Grammy last year for her music for HBO’s Chernobyl […]

Opening in theaters nationwide this week is the romantic dramedy Long Weekend written and directed by Steve Basilone and starring Finn Wittrock, Zoë Chao, Jim Rash, Casey Wilson and Damon Wayans, Jr. The film’s original music is composed by Lauren Culjak (Love, Victor). Madison Gate Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score today. Check […]