Announced this week were new composer assignments for Alexandre Desplat (The Palace), Mychael Danna & Jeff Danna (My Father's Dragon) and Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans (Night Sky), 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 is (with music by): Memory (Photek).

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Craig Armstrong (Moulin Rouge!, Love Actually) is turning 63 today.
- Jan A.P. Kaczmarek (Finding Neverland, Unfaithful) is turning 69 today.
- Elliot Goldenthal (Frida, Heat) is turning 68 on Monday, May 2.
- Justin Caine Burnett (Dungeons & Dragon, After) is turning 49 on May 2.
- Stephen Warbeck (Shakespeare in Love, Quills) is turning 69 on Tuesday, May 3.