Announced this week were new composer assignments for Sarah Schachner (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare), Anton Sanko (Fractured) and Lesley Barber (Four Weddings and a Funeral), 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): Dark Phoenix (Hans Zimmer) and The Secret Life of Pets 2 (Alexandre Desplat).
We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-The Secret Life of Pets 2 (13 songs)
-The Last Black Man in San Francisco (15 songs)
-Late Night (16 songs)
-Pavarotti (93 songs)
The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Don Peake (The Hills Have Eyes, Knight Rider) is turning 79 today.
- David Buckley (Jason Bourne, The Good Wife) is turning 43 today.
- James Newton Howard (The Hunger Games, The Sixth Sense) is turning 68 on Sunday, June 9.
- Matthew Margeson (Kingsman: The Secret Service, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children) is turning 39 on June 9.
- Randy Edelman (The Last of the Mohicans, Dragonheart) is turning 72 on Monday, June 10.
- Lennie Niehaus (Unforgiven, Space Cowboys) is turning 90 on Tuesday, June 11.
- Richard M. Sherman (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book) is turning 91 on Wednesday, June 12.
- Klaus Badelt (Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, The Time Machine) is turning 52 on June 12.