Announced this week were new composer assignments for Marco Beltrami (True Story), James Murphy (While We're Young), Dickon Hinchliffe (The Reach), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 35 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): Hercules (Fernando Velazquez), Lucy (Eric Serra), and And So It Goes (Marc Shaiman).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Hercules (1 song)
- Lucy (10 songs)
- And So It Goes (13 songs)
- The Fluffy Movie (5 songs)
- Happy Christmas (14 songs)
- Magic in the Moonlight (22 songs)

Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Tuesday: Mikis Theodorakis (Zorba the Greek, Z) will turn 89.