Announced this week were new composer assignments for Carter Burwell (Goodbye Christopher Robinl), Johann Johannsson (Mandy), Mychael Danna & Jeff Danna (The Breadwinner), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.
Over 30 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.
Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are (with music by): It Comes at Night (Brian McOmber), Megan Leavey (Mark Isham) and The Mummy (Brian Tyler).
Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- It Comes at Night (No songs)
- Megan Leavey (8 songs)
- The Mummy (2 songs)
- 11:55 (16 songs)
- The Hero (10 songs)
- My Cousin Rachel (7 songs)
- Night School (5 songs)
- Random Tropical Paradise (18 songs)
The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- James Newton Howard (The Hunger Games, The Sixth Sense) is turning 66 today.
- Matthew Margeson (Kingsman: The Secret Service, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children) is turning 37 today.
- Randy Edelman (The Last of the Mohicans, Dragonheart) is turning 70 tomorrow, June 10.
- Lennie Niehaus (Unforgiven, Space Cowboys) is turning 88 on Sunday, June 11.
- Richard M. Sherman (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book) is turning 89 on Monday, June 12.
- Klaus Badelt (Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, The Time Machine) is turning 50 on June 12.