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Music for Screens -- Third Quarter 2008

The following select pics — based on info provided by the studios, their specialty arms and the mini majors — are being released between now and New Year’s Day. Titles without release dates and/or music personnel established by press time are not included.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Release date: Nov7
Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Composers: Hans Zimmer and will.i.am
Music coordinator: Charlene Ann Huang
Exec in charge of music: Sunny Park

Burn After Reading
Release date: Sept12
Director: Joel and Ethan Coen
Composer: Carter Burwell
Music editor: Todd Kasow
Hamlet 2
Release date: Aug22
Director: Andrew Fleming
Composer: Ralph Sall
Release date: Nov26
Director: Gus Van Sant
Music editor: Kenneth Karman

Release date: Sept26
Director: Clark Gregg
Composer: Nathan Larson
Music supervisor: Lyle Hysen
Music editor: Alice Wood
The Secret Life of Bees
Release date: Oct17
Director: Gina Prince-Blythewood
Music editor: Linda Cohen

Bangkok Dangerous
Release date: Sept5
Directors: Danny Pang, Oxide Pang
Composer: Brian Tyler
Orchestrator: Andrew Kinney
Music supervisor: Gina Amador
Disaster Movie
Release date: Aug29
Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer
Composer: Christopher Lennertz
Music supervisor:David Jordan

The Lucky Ones
Release date: Sept26
Director: Neil Burger
Composer: Rolfe Kent
Music supervisor:Doug Bernheim
Music editor: Nick South
My Best Friend’s Girl
Release date; Sept19
Director: Howard Deutch
Composer: John Debney
Music supervisor:Jay Faires
Orchestrator: Brad Dechter
Punisher: War Zone
Release date: Dec5
Director: Lexi Alexander
Composer: Christopher Franke
Music supervisors: Jay Faires, Daniel Hubbert
The Spirit
Release date: Dec25
Director: Frank Miller
Composer: David Newman
Music supervisors: Jay Faires, Daniel Hubbert

Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys
Release date: Sept12
Director: Tyler Perry
Music supervisor:Joel CHigh
Release date: Oct17
Director: Oliver Stone
Executive music producer: Budd Carr

Release date: Aug29
Director: Deb Hagan
Composer: Transcenders

Crossing Over
Release date: Oct24
Director: Wayne Kramer
Composer: John Murphy
Supervisor Brian Ross

How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
Release date: Oct3
Director: Robert Weide
Music supervisor:Karen Elliott
Music editor: Peter Clarke

Release date: Sept19
Director: Tony Leondis
Composer: Patrick Doyle
Music editor: Christopher Benstead

Release date: Sept19
Director: Stephen Belber
Music exec: Bonnie Greenberg

The Other End of the Line
Release date: Nov14
Director: James Dodson
Composer: BC Smith
Music supervisor: Gina Amador
Music editor: Bryon Rickerson
Zack and Miri Make a Porno
Release date: Oct31
Director: Kevin Smith
Composer: James LVenable
Music editor: Erich Stratmann

Release date: Sept19
Director: Fernando Meirelles
Composer: Marco Antonio Guimaraes (Uakti)

Release date: Dec12
Director: John Patrick Shanley
Composer: Philip Glass

Release date: Oct10
Director: Mike Leigh
Composer: Gary Yershon

Release date: Sept17
Director: Ed Harris
Composer: Jeff Beal

Four Christmases
Release date: Nov26
Director: Seth Gordon
Composer: Alex Wurman
Music editor: Ellen Segal
Music exec: Bob Bowen

Pride & Glory
Release date: Oct24
Director: Gavin O’Connor
Composer: Mark Isham
Music supervisor:Nic Harcourt
Music editor: Curtis Roush
Music exec: Erin Scully
The Time Traveler’s Wife
Release date: Dec25
Director: Robert Schwentke
Composer: Mychael Danna

Ghost Town
Release date: Sept19
Director: David Koepp
Composer: Geoff Zanelli
Music editor: Joseph DeBeasi

Eagle Eye
Release date: Sept26
Director: D.JCaruso
Composer: Brian Tyler
Music editor: Jordan Corngold

The Soloist
Release date: Nov21
Director: Joe Wright
Composer: Dario Marianelli
Music editor: Dominick Certo

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Release date: Dec19
Director: David Fincher
Composer: Alexandre Desplat

Release date: Dec12
Director: Edward Zwick
Composer: James Newton Howard
Music editor: Steve Durkee

The Duchess
Release date: Sept19
Director: Saul Dibb
Orchestrator: Jeff Atmajian
Music supervisor:Nyree Pinder
Music editor: Yann McCullough

Revolutionary Road
Release date: Dec25
Director: Sam Mendes
Composer: Thomas Newman

The Women
Release date: Sept12
Director: Diane English
Composers: Tyler Parkinson, Cindy
Music supervisor:Chris Douridas
Music exec: Erin Scully

The House Bunny
Release date: Aug22
Director: Fred Wolf
Music supervisors: Brooks Arthur, Michael Dilbeck
Lakeview Terrace
Release date: Sept19
Director: Neil LaBute
Composers: Jeff Danna, Mychael Danna
Music supervisor:Pilar McCurry
Music editor: Jen Monnar
Nick and Norah’s Endless Playlist
Release date: Oct, 3
Director: Peter Sollett
Music supervisor:Linda Cohen
Quantum of Solace
Release date:Oct. 7
Director: Marc Forster
Composer: David Arnold
Release date:Oct. 24
Director: Rodrigo Garcia
Composer: Ed Shearmur
Release date:Oct. 10
Director: John Erick Dowdle
Music supervisor:Pilar McCurry
Seven Pounds
Release date:Dec. 12
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Composer: Angelo Milli
Music supervisor:Pilar McCurry


Ashes of Time Redux
Release date:Oct. 10 (NY, LA)
Director: Wong Kar Wai
Music: Roel A. Garcia
I Served the King of England
Release date:Aug. 22
Director: Jiri Menzel
Composer: Ales Brezina
Waltz With Bashir
Release date:Dec. 26
Director: Ari Folman
Composer: Max Richter

The Brothers Bloom
Release date:Oct. 24
Director: Rian Johnson
Composer: Nathan Johnson
Music supervisor:Brian Reitzel
Release date:Dec. 12
Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Composer: Carter Burwell
Music supervisor:Alexandra Patsavas
Music editor: Adam Millo Smalley

Miracle at St. Anna
Release date:Sept. 26
Director: Spike Lee
Composer: Terence Blanchard
Orchestrator:Howard Drossin

Release date:Nov. 14
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Composer: David Hirschfelder
Music editor: Simon Headley
Music exec: Anton Monsted
Babylon A.D.
Release date:Aug. 29
Director: Mathieu Kassovitz
Composer: Atli Orvarsson
City of Ember
Release date:Oct. 10
Director: Gil Kenan
Composer: Andrew Lockington
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Release date:Dec. 12
Director: Scott Derrickson
Composer: Tyler Bates
Conductor & Orchestrator: Tim Williams
Marley & Me
Release date:Dec. 25
Director: David Frankel
mposer: Theodore ShapiroMusic supervisor:Julia Michels
Max Payne
Release date:Oct. 17
Director: John Moore
Composer: Marco Beltrami
Music editor: Brian Bulman
Release date:Sept. 19
Director: Pierre Morel
Composer: Nathaniel Mechaly
Music supervisor:Alexandre Mahout
Music editor: Samuel Potin

Release date: Dec. 26
Director: Bryan Singer
Composer: John Ottman

Release date:Oct. 24
Director: Clint Eastwood
Composer: Clint Eastwood
Music editors: Kevin Bassinson, Daniel Johnson, Chris McGeary
The Express
Release date:Oct. 3
Director: Gary Fleder
Composer: Mark Isham
Music supervisor: Peter Afterman, Margaret Yen
Music editor: Michael K. Bauer
Flash of Genius
Release date:Oct. 17
Director: Marc Abraham
Composer: Aaron Zigman
Music supervisor: G. Marq Roswell, Adam Swart
Music editor: Lisa Jaime
Music coordinator:Alethia Austin
Release date:Dec. 5
Director: Ron Howard
Composer: Hans Zimmer
Music editor: Daniel Pinder
The Tale of Desperaux
Release date:Dec. 19
Directors: Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen
Composer: William Ross
Music editor: Peter Myles

Bedtime Stories
Release date:Dec. 25
Director: Adam Shankman
Composer: Rupert Gregson-Williams
Music editor: J.J. George
Music coordinator:Rick Fleishman
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
Release date:Oct. 3
Director: Raja Gosnell
Composer: Heitor Peireira
Music supervisor:Buck Damon
Music editor: Melissa Muik
Release date:Nov. 21
Directors: Byron Howard, Chris Williams
Composer: John Powell
Music editor: Thomas Carlson
High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Release date:Oct. 24
Director: Kenny Ortega
Supervising music mixer: Joseph Magee

Body of Lies
Release date:Oct. 10
Director: Ridley Scott
Composer: Mark Streitenfield
Music coordinator:Jeremy Borum
Orchestrator:Ricky Giovinazzo
Music editor: Del Spiva
Release date:Oct. 31
Director: Guy Ritchie
Composer: Steven Isles
Music supervisor:Ian Neil
Music editors: Tommy Lockett, Derek Somaru
Release date:Sept. 12
Director: Alan Ball
Composer: Thomas Newman
Music consultant: Bill Bernstein
Scoring mixer: Thomas Vicari
Night in Rodanthe
Release date:Sept. 26
Director: George C. Wolfe
Composer: Jeanine Tesori
Music editor: Will Kaplan
Orchestrator:Buryl Red
Yes Man
Release date:Dec. 19
Director: Peyton Reed
Music editor & supervisor: Jonathan Karp

The Elite Squad (Tropa De Elite)
Release date:Sept. 19
Director: Jose Padilha
Composer: Pedro Bromfman
Soundtrack coordinator: Angela Leus
The Road
Release date: Nov. 14
Director: John Hillcoat
Composers: Nick Cave, Warren Ellis

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