Announced this week were new composer assignments for Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross (Mank), Hans Zimmer & Ron Howard (Rebuilding Paradise) and Dan Romer (Wendy), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 15 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): Little Women (Alexandre Desplat) and Spies in Disguise (Theodore Shapiro). Expanding nationwide from its limited release earlier this month is Uncut Gems (Daniel Lopatin).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Little Women (19 songs)
-Spies in Disguise (10 songs)
-Uncut Gems (7 songs)
-1917 (1 song)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Richard Band (Re-Animator, From Beyond) is turning 61 tomorrow, December 28.
- Ryan Shore (Prime, Harvard Man) is turning 45 on Sunday, December 29.
- Christopher Lennertz (Horrible Bosses, Ride Along) is turning 47 on Thursday, January 2.