Announced this week were new composer assignments for John Debney (Come Away), Michael Giacchino & Mick Giacchino (Extinct) and Craig Armstrong (Dirt Music), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 35 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week is (with music by): It: Chapter Two (Benjamin Wallfisch).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-It: Chapter Two (15 songs)
-Blink of an Eye (1 song)
-Ms. Purple (21 songs)
-Next Level (30 songs)
-Rapid Response (2 songs)
-Satanic Panic (4 songs)
-Strange But True (No songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Mark Isham (Crash, A River Runs Through It) is turning 68 tomorrow, September 7.
- Dustin O'Halloran (Lion, Like Crazy) is turning 48 on Sunday, September 8.
- Stu Phillips (Battlestar Galactica, Knight Rider) is turning 90 on Monday, September 9.
- Austin Wintory (Journey, Captain Abu Raed) is turning 35 on September 9.
- Hans Zimmer (Gladiator, Inception) is turning 62 on Thursday, September 12.
- Nathan Larson (Boys Don't Cry, Margin Call) is turning 49 on September 12.