Announced this week were new composer assignments for Daniel Pemberton (The Man from U.N.C.L.E.), Robert Rodriguez and Carl Thiel (Sin City: A Dame to Kill For), Edward Shearmur (Squirrels to the Nuts), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 16 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): Persecuted (Chris Ridenhour), Planes: Fire and Rescue (Mark Mancina), The Purge: Anarchy (Nathan Whitehead), and Sex Tape (Michael Andrews).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Planes: Fire and Rescue (6 songs)
- The Purge: Anarchy (6 songs)
- Sex Tape (16 songs)
- I Origins (9 songs)

Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Saturday: Ramin Djawadi (Game of Thrones) will turn 40.
- Tuesday: Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin) will turn 65.