Announced this week were new composer assignments for Marcelo Zarvos (A Journal for Jordan), Jed Kurzel (Encounter) and Bear McCreary (Foundation), 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 is (with music by): Candyman (Robert A. A. Lowe).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical release:
-Candyman (9 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Stephen Trask (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Little Fockers) is turning 54 on Sunday, August 29.
- Ludwig Goransson (Black Panther, The Mandalorian) is turning 37 on Wednesday, September 1.
- Steve Porcaro (Justified, Metro) is turning 64 on Thursday, September 2.
- Alex Heffes (The Last King of Scotland, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) is turning 50 on September 2.