Announced this week were new composer assignments for Rob Simonsen (The Age of Adaline), Christophe Beck (Ant-Man), Marco Beltrami (The Fantastic Four), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 23 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Taken 3 (with music by Nathaniel Mechaly) is the only film opening nationwide this week. Selma (music by Jason Moran) and Inherent Vice (music by Jonny Greenwood) are expanding nationwide from previous, limited releases.

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Taken 3 (23 songs)
- Inherent Vice (20 songs)
- Selma (21 songs)
- Beloved Sisters (Die geliebten Schwestern) (no songs)

Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Wednesday: T Bone Burnett (Crazy Heart) will turn 67.
- Friday: John Carpenter (Halloween) will turn 67.