Announced this week were new composer assignments for Kris Bowers (Respect), George Fenton (The Duke) and Devonte Hynes (Mainstream), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 30 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): Bill & Ted Face the Music (Mark Isham), The New Mutants (Mark Snow) and The Personal History of David Copperfield (Christopher Willis).

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Stephen Trask (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Little Fockers) is turning 53 on tomorrow, August 29.
- Ludwig Goransson (Black Panther, The Mandalorian) is turning 36 on Tuesday, September 1.
- Steve Porcaro (Justified, Metro) is turning 63 on Wednesday September 2.
- Alex Heffes (The Last King of Scotland, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) is turning 49 on September 2.
- Kevin Kiner (Star Wars Rebels, Wing Commander) is turning 62 on Thursday, September 3.