Announced this week were new composer assignments for Roque Banos (A Man in the Dark), Sacha and Evgueni Galperine (Nine Lives), Johann Johannsson (Story of Your Life), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 28 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): Black Mass (Junkie XL), Captive (Lorne Balfe) and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (John Paesano).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Black Mass (16 songs)
- Captive (5 songs)
- Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (4 songs)
- Pawn Sacrifice (10 songs)
- About Ray (6 songs)
- Cooties (4 songs)
- Everest (7 songs)
- Hellions (2 songs)
- The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie) (6 songs)
- Sicario (5 songs)

Finally, the following composers will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Saturday: Johann Johannsson (Sicario) will turn 46.
- Sunday: Mychael Danna (Life of Pi) will turn 57.