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‘Moana’ Mark Mancina

In addition to a tour de force score by Mark Mancina, Disney’s Moana features music by Pacific Islander Opetaia Foa’i (called “the Gaugin of music”)  and Hamilton sensation Lin-Manuel Miranda. The animated epic opens Thanksgiving weekend, including in 3D. Mancina won a Grammy for his score for The Lion King. The trio collaborated on the film’s main theme, […]

‘Voyage of Time’

Simon Frangen and Hanan Townshend create the music for director Terence Malick’s epic, evocative natural sciences documentary Voyage of Time: Life’s Journey. The film is released to Imax and other theaters this month. The trailer features voiceover narration by Cate Blanchette, who provides the film’s narration, along with producer Brad Pitt.

‘The Good Dinosaur’ – Music by Mychael Danna & Jeff Danna

Brothers Mychael and Jeff Danna spent a year collaborating on the score to Pixar Animation Studios’ The Good Dinosaur, recorded with 75 musicians over five days on a soundstage at Warner Bros. Studios. The film opens in the U.S. Nov. 25, distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Peter Sohn makes his feature film directorial […]

‘Snowden’ – Music by Craig Armstrong

Oliver Stone’s Snowden hits theaters September 16, 2016 with a score by Craig Armstrong. The teaser trailer opens with percussion and segues to an ethereal version of the gospel song “Let It Shine (This Little Light of Mine)” created by trailer tunesmiths Confidential Music. The film stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley, though no actors appear in […]

Legend: Music by Carter Burwell

The story of London’s notorious Kray Brothers gangster duo is brought to vivid life in Brian Helgeland’s Legend, with a score by Carter Burwell and a soundtrack that in addition to original Burwell compositions will feature two discs worth of 1960s classics. Brit singer Duffy portrays Chicagao-born chanteuse Timi Yuro in the film, and recorded […]

‘Spectre’ – Music by Thomas Newman

Thomas Newman scores his second James Bond film, Spectre, in theaters November 6 from Columbia Pictures. It follows his 2012 work on Skyfall, also directed by Sam Mendes (with whom this is Newman’s sixth feature collaboration). Newman also contributed music to the 2013 short film James Bond 007 Vs. The Joker (on which he’s credited […]

‘Scream Queens’ – Music by Mac Quayle

Mac Quayle continues his winning streak at Fox with the fall debut “Scream Queens,” about a sorority pledge gone fatally wrong. Quayle, who had created music for more than 40 films and TV shows, was recently heard on the hit FX’s series “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” and he’s been renewed for the new season, “American Horror […]

‘Grandfathered’ – Music by Mark Mothersbaugh and Scott Healy

Mark Mothersbaugh and Scott Healy are the musical duo styling sounds for “Grandfathered,” the fall Fox TV series starring John Stamos as sexy pappy. Having scored dozens of feature films through his Mutato Muzika, Mothersbaugh is best known in the TV realm for his game-changing work on the ’90s series “Pee-Wee’s Playhouse.” He dipped into […]

‘The Muppets’ – Music by Ed Mitchell

Composer Ed Mitchell is the maestro behind ABC’s new adult-themed series “The Muppets,” berthing Tuesday nights this fall. ABC Studios and Muppets Studios produces while The Big Bang Theory power duo Bill Prady/Bob Kushell are co-writers and executive producers.  Mitchell has composed for numerous Muppets projects, including “Lady Gaga & The Muppets Holiday Spectacular” in 2013 and “Disney […]