Announced this week were new composer assignments for Hans Zimmer (Widows), Michael Giacchino (Bad Times at the El Royale) and Stephen Rennicks (The Little Stranger), 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): Hereditary (Colin Stetson), Hotel Artemis (Cliff Martinez) and Ocean's 8 (Daniel Pemberton).
We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Hereditary (7 songs)
-Hotel Artemis (4 songs)
-Ocean's 8 (20 songs)
-En el Septimo Dia (34 songs)
-Nancy (4 songs)
-The Quest of Alain Ducasse (La quete d'Alain Ducasse) (No songs)
-Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (17 songs)
-Won't You Be My Neighbor? (12 songs)
-Zoo (3 songs)
The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- James Newton Howard (The Hunger Games, The Sixth Sense) is turning 67 tomorrow, June 9.
- Matthew Margeson (Kingsman: The Secret Service, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children) is turning 38 tomorrow
- Randy Edelman (The Last of the Mohicans, Dragonheart) is turning 71 on Sunday, June 10.
- Lennie Niehaus (Unforgiven, Space Cowboys) is turning 89 on Monday, June 11.
- Richard M. Sherman (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book) is turning 90 on Tuesday, June 12.
- Klaus Badelt (Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, The Time Machine) is turning 51 on June 12.