ELFMAN REPLACED ON ‘THE WOLFMAN’


Danny Elfman had already recorded his orchestral score for the long-awaited remake of THE WOLFMAN, starring Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins and Emily Blunt, when it was announced that Paul Haslinger (former Tangerine Dream, who scored the first and third UNDERWORLD) would replace him. Even the brand new trailer (below) still lists Elfman as the film’s…

SCORE FOR ‘SURROGATES’ ALREADY AVAILABLE


Composer Richard Marvin reunites for the fourth time with Director Jonathan Mostow for the sci-fi thriller “Surrogates,” staring Bruce Willis. Marvin and Mostow teamed up in the past on the WWII drama “U-571,” the thriller “Flight of the Black Angel” and the action/crime film “Breakdown.” For “Surrogates,” Marvin incorporates over 120 musicians, along with electronic…

COMPOSING FOR FILM: PETE CARPENTER FELLOWSHIP ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS


Entries must be postmarked by January 26 NEW YORK, January 11, 2009 – The BMI Foundation is accepting applications for its 21st annual Pete Carpenter Fellowship for aspiring film composers under the age of 35. The Fellowship was established by the BMI Foundation and Mr. Carpenter’s family, colleagues, and friends to honor the late co-composer…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


2012 – Harald Kloser & Thomas Wander (RCA 761243)AMELIA – Gabriel Yared (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 994 2)THE BIG SLEEP – Jerry Fielding (Intrada Special Collection Volume 112) – 35:20BILLION DOLLAR BRAIN / THE FINAL OPTION – Richard Rodney Bennett / Roy Budd (Kritzerland KR 20013-8)A CHRISTMAS STORY – Paul Zaza & Carl Zittrer (Rhino…

LATEST SOUNDTRACK RELEASES


CHILD’S PLAY – Joe Renzetti (La-La Land LLLCD 1108) FANTASTIC MR. FOX – Alexandre Desplat (Abkco 710256) NIGHT OF THE CREEPS – Barry DeVorzon (La-La Land LLLCD 1107)

JESPER KYD SCORES ASSASSIN’S CREED II


Assassin’s Creed II Original Soundtrack available November 16th Los Angeles – November 2nd, 2009 – Award-winning composer Jesper Kyd has created an epic soundtrack for Assassin’s Creed II, the sequel to the fastest-selling new IP in video game history. Following his atmospheric score for the original Assassin’s Creed, Kyd takes the music in an adventurous…