Announced this week were new composer assignments for Rupert Gregson-Williams (Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom), Hans Zimmer & Steve Mazzaro (Army of Thieves) and Cliff Martinez (KIMI), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 25 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): Don't Breathe 2 (Roque Banos), Free Guy (Christophe Beck) and Respect (Kris Bowers).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical release:
-Respect (47 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Lisa Coleman (Heroes, Dangerous Minds) is turning 61 on Tuesday, August 17.
- John Debney (The Passion of the Christ, The Jungle Book) is turning 66 on Wednesday, August 18.
- Tan Dun (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hero) is turning 64 on August 18.
- Stephen Endelman (Flirting with Disaster, Home of the Brave) is turning 59 on August 18.
- Gustavo Santaolalla (Brokeback Mountain, Babel) is turning 70 on Thursday, August 19.