Announced this week were new composer assignments for Joseph Bishara (Body Cam), Sean Callery (The Hot Zone) and Laura Karpman (L.A.'s Finest), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 30 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): El Chicano (Mitch Lee), The Intruder (Geoff Zanelli), Long Shot (Marco Beltrami & Miles Hankins) and Uglydolls (Christopher Lennertz).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-The Intruder (17 songs)
-Long Shot (22 songs)
-Uglydolls (13 songs)
-Ask Dr. Ruth (3 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Stephen Warbeck (Shakespeare in Love, Quills) is turning 66 today.
- Anne Dudley (The Full Monty, American History X) is turning 63 on Tuesday, May 7.
- Brian Tyler (Furious 7, Iron Man 3) is turning 47 on Wednesday, May 8.
- Bruce Rowland (The Man from Snowy River, Lightning Jack) is turning 77 on Thursday, May 9.