Several composer assignments were announced this week, including for Under the Skin (Mica Levi) and Foxcatcher (Mychael Danna). For a full list of this week's composer and music supervisor assignments, click here.
We are tracking 31 new soundtrack releases this week. The full schedule of current and upcoming soundtracks is always located here.
Opening nationwide in theaters this weekend are: Jobs (music by John Debney), Kick-Ass 2 (music by Henry Jackman and Matthew Margeson), Lee Daniels' The Butler (music by Rodrigo Leao), and Paranoia (music by Junkie XL). For the full theatrical schedule, click here.
Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Jobs (14 songs)
- Kick-Ass 2 (15 songs)
- Lee Daniels' The Butler (9 songs)
- Ain't Them Bodies Saints (9 songs)
- Austenland (15 songs)
- The Patience Stone (7 songs)
Two noted composers celebrated birthdays this week: James Horner is 60 and Mark Knopfler turned 64. Horner's most recently released album was Black Gold from Varese Sarabande. For a refresher on some of Knopfler's scores, check out the album Mark Knopfler: Screenplaying.