Archive for the ‘Film Music News’ Category

T Bone Burnett (Crazy Heart, Inside Llewyn Davis, True Detective, Walk the Line) is set to compose music for the upcoming adventure drama Everest. The film is directed by Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Edge of Tomorrow) and will star Ewan McGregor, Mark Strong and Sam Heughan. The movie is inspired by the novel Paths […]

Epic Records will release the original song Here I Am (Singing My Way Home) from the upcoming biographical drama Respect. The track is performed by Jennifer Hudson who stars in the film as Aretha Franklin and co-written by herself, Carole King and Jamie Hartman. The song, which is produced by Black Eyed Peas co-founder will.i.am, will be […]

Opening in theaters nationwide today (while also premiering on HBO Max) is the film adaptation of the stage musical In the Heights directed by Jon M. Chu and starring Anthony Ramos, Leslie Grace, Marc Anthony Corey Hawkins, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz, Gregory Diaz IV, Dascha Polanco and Jimmy Smits. Atlantic Records […]

Opening in theaters nationwide today is the supernatural horror sequel The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It directed by Michael Chaves and starring Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ruairi O’Connor, Sarah Catherine Hook and Julian Hilliard. The film’s original score is composed by Joseph Bishara (The Conjuring, Insidious, Annabelle, The Curse of La Llorona, The Unholy). WaterTower Music has […]

Opening in theaters nationwide today is the horror sequel A Quiet Place Part II written and directed by John Krasinski and stars Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe and Djimon Hounsou. The film’s original music is composed by Marco Beltrami (Logan, 3:10 to Yuma, Scream, Ford v. Ferrari, World War Z, Hellboy). La-La Land Records and […]

Harry Escott (Shame, Hard Candy, Welcome to the Punch, The Wedding Guest, The English Game) has won his first BAFTA TV Craft Award today for his music for the BBC series Roadkill created by David Hare and starring Hugh Laurie, Helen McCrory, Sidse Babett Knudsen and Saskia Reeves. The composer’s score has been released by […]

The only movie opening in theaters nationwide this week is the sports comedy drama Dream Horse directed by Euros Lyn and starring Toni Collette, Damian Lewis, Owen Teale, Joanna Page, Anthony O’Donnell, Karl Johnson, Steffan Rhodri, Nicholas Farrell and Sian Phillips. The film’s original music is composed by Benjamin Woodgates. Decca Records has released a […]

ASCAP has announced the winners of the 2021 ASCAP Screen Music Awards, recognizing its top film, television and video game composers. The accolades will take place under the hashtag #ASCAPAwards on ASCAP’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @ASCAP and @ASCAPScreen as part of a social media celebration through Thursday, May 20. The ASCAP Composers’ Choice Awards, […]

Five new movies are opening in theaters nationwide this week: Opening in most theaters is the Saw reboot Spiral directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and starring Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Max Minghella and Marisol Nichols. The film’s original score is composed by Charlie Clouser (Resident Evil: Extinction, Numbers, Death Sentence) who has written the music for […]

Disney announced today that Florence + The Machine has recorded the original song Call me Cruella for the studio’s live-action feature Cruella.  The track is co-written by the film’s composer Nicholas Britell (Succession, Moonlight, The Big Short, If Beale Street Could Talk) and will be featured in the film and on both the original motion […]