Announced this week were new composer assignments for Patrick Doyle (Artemis Fowl), Ramin Djawadi (Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan) and Charlie Mole (Swimming with Men), 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): Daddy's Home 2 (Michael Andrews) and Murder on the Orient Express (Patrick Doyle).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Daddy's Home 2 (35 songs)
- Murder on the Orient Express (5 songs)
- Mayhem (8 songs)
- No Greater Love (1 song)
- Thelma (24 songs)
- Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (11 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Ennio Morricone (The Mission, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly) is turning 89 today.
- Julian Wass (Blue Jay, Hit & Run) is turning 36 today.
- Diego Navarro (Passage to Dawn, Capture the Flag) is turning 45 on Monday, November 13.
- Jean-Claude Petit (Jean de Florette, Cyrano de Bergerac) is turning 74 on Tuesday, November 14.