Announced this week were new composer assignments for Mychael Danna & Jeff Danna (Onward), James Newton Howard (A Hidden Life) and Deborah Lurie (Poms), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 40 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): Breakthrough (Marcelo Zarvos), The Curse of La Llorona (Joseph Bishara) and Penguins (Harry Gregson-Williams). Expanding nationwide from its limited release last week is Teen Spirit (Marius De Vries).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-The Curse of La Llorona (7 songs)
-Penguins (4 songs)
-Teen Spirit (28 songs)
-Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache (No songs)
-Fast Color (13 songs)
-Little Woods (7 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Thomas Wander (2012, Independence Day: Resurgence) is turning 46 today.
- Steven Price (Gravity, Suicide Squad) is turning 42 on Monday, April 22
- Jay Gruska (Supernatural, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman) is turning 67 on Tuesday, April 23.
- Dana Kaproff (When a Stranger Calls, The Big Red One) is turning 65 on Wednesday, April 24.
- Alec Puro (The Art of Getting By, All Nighter) is turning 45 on Thursday, April 25.