Announced this week were new composer assignments for Marc Shaiman (Bros), Matthew Margeson (Pam & Tommy) and Gabriel Mann (Better Nate Than Ever), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 40 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

There are no movies opening in theaters nationwide this weekend. Among the major limited releases this weekend are (with music by) Benedetta (Anne Dudley), Flee (Uno Helmersson) and Wolf (Stefan Wesolowski).

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- John Altman (Shall We Dance, Hope Springs) is turning 72 on Sunday, December 5.
- Richard Gibbs (Dr. Dolittle, Big Momma's House) is turning 66 on December 5.
- Cliff Eidelman (Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, He's Just Not That Into You) is turning 57 on December 5.
- Joe Hisaishi (Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke) is turning 71 on Monday, December 6.
- Junkie XL (Mad Max: Fury Road, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) is turning 54 on Wednesday December 8.