Announced this week were new composer assignments for Abel Korzeniowski (Halo), Lorne Balfe (His Dark Materials) and Jed Kurzel (Seberg), 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): 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (tomandandy), The Angry Birds Movie 2 (Heitor Pereira), Blinded by the Light (A.R. Rahman), Good Boys (Lyle Workman) and Where'd You Go, Bernadette (Graham Reynolds).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-The Angry Birds Movie 2 (20 songs)
-Blinded by the Light (32 songs)
-Good Boys (18 songs)
-Where'd You Go, Bernadette (3 songs)
-Awake (3 songs)
-Cold Case Hammarskjold (1 song)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Lisa Coleman (Heroes, Dangerous Minds) is turning 59 tomorrow, August 17.
- John Debney (The Passion of the Christ, The Jungle Book) is turning 63 on Sunday, August 18.
- Gustavo Santaolalla (Brokeback Mountain, Babel) is turning 68 on Monday, August 19.
- Jim Dooley (Pushing Daisies, Obsessed) is turning 43 on Thursday, August 22.