Announced this week were new composer assignments for Brian Tyler (What Men Want), Marco Beltrami & Brandon Roberts (Underwater) and John Frizzell (Cadaver), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

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

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): Bad Samaritan (Joseph LoDuca), Overboard (Lyle Workman) and Tully (Rob Simonsen).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Bad Samaritan (1 song)
-Alex & the List (20 songs)
-Altered Perception (5 songs)
-The Guardians (Les Gardiennes) (5 songs)
-Ray Meets Helen (14 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Anne Dudley (The Full Monty, American History X) is turning 62 on Monday, May 7.
- Brian Tyler (Furious 7, Iron Man 3) is turning 46 on Tuesday, May 8.
- Bruce Rowland (The Man from Snowy River, Lightning Jack) is turning 76 on Wednesday May 9.
- Debbie Wiseman (Wilde, Lesbian Vampire Killers) is turning 55 on Thursday, May 10.
- Jay Ferguson (The Office, NCIS: Los Angeles) is turning 71 on May 10.