Announced this week were new composer assignments for David Wingo (The Report), Electric Wave Bureau (The Kid Who Would Be King) and A.R. Rahman (Blinded by the Light), 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): Mortal Engines (Junkie XL), The Mule (Arturo Sandoval), Once Upon a Deadpool (PG-13 Version) (Tyler Bates) and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Daniel Pemberton).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Mortal Engines (No songs)
-The Mule (21 songs)
-Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (28 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Jon Ekstrand (Life, Child 44) is turning 42 today.
- Craig Safan (The Last Starfighter, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master) is turning 70 on Monday, December 17.
- Jeremy Soule (Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs) is turning 43 on Wednesday, December 19.
- Walter Murphy (Ted, Family Guy) is turning 66 on December 19.