Posts Tagged ‘Pharrell Williams’

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is the animated feature Inside Out directed by Pete Docter and featuring the voices of Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Mindy Kaling, Lewis Black and Phyllis Smith. The film’s original music is composed by Michael Giacchino (Up, Ratatouille, The Incredibles, Jurassic World, Star Trek). […]

‘Dope’ Soundtrack Announced

Posted: June 3, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Columbia Records has announced a soundtrack album for the indie comedy drama Dope. The soundtrack is curated by Grammy winner and Oscar nominee Pharrell Williams who wrote and produced the original songs performed by the three main characters of the movie and their band Awreeoh. Also included are rap and hip-hop classics by artists including […]

The Weinstein Company/Dimension announced that Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani have co-written and recorded the original song Shine for the upcoming family adventure Paddington. The song is only featured in the U.S. version of the film, which opens nationwide on January 16, 2015 and will receive an awards-qualifying release later this year. Decca Records will […]

Alexandre Desplat was chosen as Film Composer of the Year 2014 at the World Soundtrack Awards 2012, tonight’s closing event of the 41st Ghent Film Festival. Desplat also received an award for his score for Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel in the Best Original Film Score of the Year category. Desplat also composed the […]

The Walk of Fame Selection Committee announced today that Ennio Morricone is among the 30 honorees to receive a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2015. He was selected to receive a star for his live performances on stage. The Italian composer who is known for such scores as The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, […]

French artist JR has announced on Instagram (via Complex) that Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams and Woodkid will be composing the music for his next film project. No details of the movie have been announced yet. Woodkid has previously collaborated with JR on the ballet Les bosquets. Zimmer and Williams have most recently worked together on […]

Sony Pictures Entertainment has published a video featurette on the music for the superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The video features footage from the score’s recording sessions and interviews with the film’s composer Hans Zimmer, as well as some of his collaborators including Pharrell Williams, Johnny Marr and director Marc Webb. Check out the […]

The details of the soundtrack album for the super hero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 have been revealed. The album features the film’s original score composed by Hans Zimmer and The Magnificent Six, which features Pharrell Williams, Johnny Marr (of The Smiths, Modest Mouse), Michael Einziger (of Incubus), Junkie XL, Andrew Kawczynski and Steve Mazzaro. Also included is […]

Columbia Records and Madison Gate Records will release the official soundtrack album for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The soundtrack features the film’s original score composed by Hans Zimmer and the Magnificent Six. The composer has created a super band for the project that features Pharrell Williams, Johnny Marr (of The Smiths, Modest Mouse), Michael Einziger […]

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences and ABC have published some of the music-related highlights of the 86th Academy Awards ceremony online. Check out the acceptance speeches of Steven Price who won the Oscar for his music for Gravity and Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Bobby Lopez who won the award for the song Let It […]