Announced this week were new composer assignments for Daniel Pemberton (Molly's Game), Christophe Beck (Gringo) and Bear McCreary (Break My Heart 1000 Times), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 25 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are (with music by): The Hitman's Bodyguard (Atli Orvarsson) and Logan Lucky (David Holmes). Expanding nationwide from its limited release earlier this month is Wind River (Nick Cave & Warren Ellis).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- The Hitman's Bodyguard (15 songs)
- Logan Lucky (24 songs)
- Wind River (2 songs)
- Lemon (6 songs)
- Liza, Liza, Skies Are Grey (11 songs)
- Marjorie Prime (7 songs)
- Patti Cake$ (31 songs)
- Sidemen: Long Road to Glory (10 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- John Debney (The Passion of the Christ, The Jungle Book) is turning 61 today.
- Gustavo Santaolalla (Brokeback Mountain, Babel) is turning 66 tomorrow, August 19.
- Jim Dooley (Pushing Daisies, Obsessed) is turning 41 on Tuesday, August 22.
- Julian Nott (The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, A Close Shave) is turning 57 on Wednesday, August 23.
- Alexandre Desplat (The Grand Budapest Hotel, The King's Speech) is turning 56 on August 23.