Announced this week were new composer assignments for Ludwig Goransson (Tenet), Geoff Zanelli (Maleficent: Mistress of Evil) and Bobby Krlic (Midsommar), 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): Aladdin (Alan Menken), Booksmart (Dan the Automator) and Brightburn (Tim Williams).
We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Aladdin (11 songs)
-Booksmart (31 songs)
-Brightburn (9 songs)
-Avengement (5 songs)
-The Proposal (1 song)
The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Waddy Wachtel (Paul Blart: Mall Cop, The Benchwarmers) is turning 73 today.
- Trevor Morris (Immortals, Olympus Has Fallen) is turning 49 tomorrow, May 25.
- Rick Smith (T2: Trainspotting, Trance) is turning 60 tomorrow.
- Nicola Piovani (Life Is Beautiful, The Son's Room) is turning 73 on Sunday, May 26.
- Angelo Milli (Seven Pounds, Hands of Stone) is turning 44 on Monday, May 27.
- Danny Elfman (Spider-Man, Batman) is turning 66 on Wednesday, May 29.