Announced this week were new composer assignments for John Carpenter (Halloween), Carter Burwell (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs) and Federico Jusid (Life Itself), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 45 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are (with music by): The Foreigner (Cliff Martinez), Happy Death Day (Bear McCreary), Marshall (Marcus Miller) and Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (Tom Howe).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Happy Death Day (16 songs)
- Marshall (9 songs)
- Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (9 songs)
- 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain (2 songs)
- Goodbye Christopher Robin (8 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings, The Silence of the Lambs) is turning 71 on Wednesday, October 18.
- John Morris (Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles) is turning 91 on October 18.
- Peter Best (Crocodile Dundee, Muriel's Wedding) is turning 74 on October 18.
- George Fenton (Dangerous Liaisons, Groundhog Day) is turning 67 on Thursday, October 19.