Announced this week were new composer assignments for Michael Andrews (The Lovebirds), Dominic Lewis (My Spy) and Michael Abels (All Day and a Night), 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 are (with music by): Black and Blue (Geoff Zanelli), Countdown (Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans) and The Current War (Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Black and Blue (15 songs)
-Countdown (7 songs)
-The Cat and the Moon (24 songs)
-The Gallows Act II (3 songs)
- The Kill Team (4 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Michael Wandmacher (Drive Angry, My Bloody Valentine 3D) is turning 52 on Tuesday, October 29.
- Hummie Mann (Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Year of the Comet) is turning 64 on October 29.
- Charles Fox (9 to 5, Short Circuit 2) is turning 79 on Wednesday, October 30