Announced this week were new composer assignments for Benjamin Wallfisch (Keepers), Ian Hultquist (Assassination Nation) and Cliff Martinez (Den of Thieves), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 40 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are (with music by): Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (Philip White), Geostorm (Lorne Balfe), Only the Brave (Joseph Trapanese), Same Kind of Different as Me (John Paesano) and The Snowman (Marco Beltrami).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (11 songs)
- Geostorm (4 songs)
- Only the Brave (11 songs)
- The Snowman (14 songs)
- Heal (3 songs)
- Leatherface (6 songs)
- The Paris Opera (25 songs)
- Tragedy Girls (16 songs)
- Wonderstruck (8 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Thomas Newman (The Shawshank Redemption, American Beauty) is turning 62 today.
- Marc Shaiman (A Few Good Men, Misery) is turning 58 on Sunday, October 22.
- Graeme Revell (The Crow, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider) is turning 62 on Monday, October 23.
- David Kitay (Ghost World, Look Who's Talking) is turning 56 on October 23.
- Jonathan Wolff (Seinfeld, Will & Grace) is turning 59 on October 23.