Announced this week were new composer assignments for Howard Shore (The Song of Names), Bear McCreary (Happy Death Day 2U) and Mark Mothersbaugh (Holmes and Watson), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

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

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): Hell Fest (Bear McCreary), Little Women (Robert Allen Elliott), Night School (David Newman) and Smallfoot (Heitor Pereira).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Hell Fest (7 songs)
-Little Women (21 songs)
-Night School (20 songs)
-Smallfoot (9 songs)
-The Old Man and the Gun (9 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Geoff Zanelli (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Disturbia) is turning 44 today.
- Theodore Shapiro (The Devil Wears Prada, Ghostbusters) is turning 47 tomorrow, September 29.
- Mike Post (Law & Order, NYPD Blue) is turning 74 tomorrow.
- Elia Cmiral (Ronin, Stigmata) is turning 68 on Monday, October 1.
- Nick Glennie-Smith (The Rock, The Man in the Iron Mask) is turning 67 on Wednesday, October 3.