Announced this week were new composer assignments for Danny Elfman (Dumbo), ToyDrum (Future World) and John Ottman & David Buckley (The Gifted), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 35 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are (with music by): Blade Runner 2049 (Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch), The Mountain Between Us (Ramin Djawadi), My Little Pony: The Movie (Daniel Ingram) and The Stray (Christian Davis). Opening nationwide following its limited release last month is Victoria and Abdul (Thomas Newman).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Blade Runner 2049 (8 songs)
- The Mountain Between Us (3 songs)
- My Little Pony: The Movie (9 songs)
- Victoria and Abdul(8 songs)
- Barracuda (18 songs)
- Earth: One Amazing Day (No songs)
- The Florida Project (37 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Gabriel Yared (The English Patient, The Talented Mr. Ripley) is turning 68 tomorrow, October 7.
- Marco Beltrami (Scream, Logan) is turning 51 tomorrow.
- Michael Abels (Get Out) is turning 55 on Sunday, October 8.
- Steve Jablonsky (Transformers, Ender's Game) is turning 47 on Monday, October 9.
- Michael Giacchino (Up, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) is turning 50 on Tuesday, October 10.