Announced this week were new composer assignments for Jake Monaco (Playing It Cool), Garth Stevenson (Ten Thousand Saints), Marty Beller (Gracepoint), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 37 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): The Boxtrolls (Dario Marianelli), The Equalizer (Harry Gregson-Williams).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- The Boxtrolls (3 songs)
- The Equalizer (18 songs)
- Mas Negro Que La Noche (8 songs)

Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Monday: Theodore Shapiro (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty) will turn 43.
- Monday: Mike Post ()Hill Street Blues, The A-Team) will turn 70.
- Friday: Nick Glennie-Smith (We Were Soldiers) will turn 63.