The music men behind spring releases

A select roster of composers and music supervisors who make the upcoming spring and summer releases sing through Labor Day weekend.

CBS Films

“The Back-up Plan”
Release date: April 23
Director: Alan Poul
Composer: Stephen Trask
Supervisor: Linda Cohen

“Beastly”
Release date: July 30
Director: Daniel Barnz
Composer: Marcelo Zarvos
Supervisor: Linda Cohen

Disney

“Prince of Persia:

The Sands of Time”
Release date: May 28
Director: Mike Newell
Composer: Harry Gregson-Williams

“Toy Story 3″
Release date: June 18
Director: Lee Unkrich
Composer: Randy Newman
Music Supervisor: Tom MacDougall

“The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”
Release date: July 16
Director: Jon Turteltaub
Composer: Trevor Rabin

“Step Up 3-D”
Release date: Aug. 6
Director: Jon Chu
Composer: Bear McCreary
Supervisor: Buck Damon

DreamWorks Animation

“Shrek Forever After”
Release date: May 21
Director: Mike Mitchell
Composer: Harry Gregson-Williams

Focus Features

“The Kids Are All Right”
Release date: July 7
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
Composers: Nathan Larson, Craig Wedren
Supervisor: Liza Richardson

20th Century Fox

“Marmaduke”
Release date: June 4
Director: Tom Dey
Composer: Christopher Lennertz
Music Supervisors: Dave Jordan, Jojo Villanueva

“The A-Team”
Release date: June 11
Director: Joe Carnahan
Composer: Alan Silvestri

“Knight and Day”
Release date: June 25
Director: James Mangold
Composer: John Powell

“Predators”
Release date: July 7
Director: Nimrod Antal
Composer: John Debney

“Ramona and Beezus”
Release date: July 23
Director: Elizabeth Allen
Composer: Mark Mothersbaugh
Supervisor: Julia Michels

Fox Searchlight

“Just Wright”
Release date: May 14
Director: Sanaa Hamri
Composers: Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman
Supervisor: Julia Michels

“Cyrus”
Release date: July 9
Directors: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Composer: Michael Andrews
Supervisor: Marguerite Phillips

Lionsgate

“The Expendables”
Release date: Aug. 13
Director: Sylvester Stallone
Composer: Brian Tyler
Supervisor: Selena Arizanovic

“The Last Exorcism”
Release date: Aug. 27
Director: Daniel Stamm
Composer: Nathan Barr

Miramax

“The Switch”
Release date: Aug. 20
Directors: Will Speck, Josh Gordon
Composer: Alex Wurman
Music executive: Kaylin Frank

New Line

“Nightmare on Elm Street”
Release date: April 30
Director: Samuel Bayer
Composer: Steve Jablonsky

“Sex and the City 2″
Release date: May 27
Director: Michael Patrick King
Supervisor: Julia Michels
Composer: Aaron Zigman

“Going the Distance”
Release date: Aug. 13
Director: Nanette Burnstein

Supervisor: Dana Sano

Paramount

“Iron Man 2″
Release date: May 7
Director: Jon Favreau
Composer: John Debney

Supervisors: Dave Jordan, Jojo Villanueva

“The Last Airbender”
Release date: July 2
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Composer: James Newton Howard

“Dinner for Schmucks”
Release date: July 23
Director: Jay Roach
Composer: Theodore Shapiro

Screen Gems

“Takers”
Release date: Aug. 20
Director: John Luessenhop
Composer: Paul Haslinger

Sony Pictures

“Grown Ups”
Release date: June 24
Director: Dennis Dugan
Composer: Rupert Gregson-Williams
Supervisors: Brooks Arthur, Michael Dilbeck

“Eat, Pray, Love”
Release date: Aug. 13
Director: Ryan Murphy
Composer: Dario Marianelli
Supervisor: P.J. Bloom

“Salt”
Release date: July 23
Director: Phillip Noyce
Composer: James Newton Howard

Sony Pictures Classics

“Mother and Child”
Release date: May 7
Director: Rodrigo Garcia
Composer: Ed Shearmur

“Micmacs”
Release date: May 28 (limited)
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Composer: Raphael Beau

“Coco Chanel

and Igor Stravinsky”
Release date: June 11 (limited)
Director: Jan Kounen
Composer: Gabriel Yared
Supervisor: Jen Moss

“Wild Grass”
Release date: June 25 (limited)
Director: Alain Resnais
Composer: Mark Snow

“Get Low”
Release date: July 30 (limited)
Director: Aaron Schneider
Composer: Jan A.P. Kaczmarek
Supervisor: Evyen Klean

“Lebanon”
Release date: Aug. 13
Director: Samuel Maoz
Composers: Nicolas Becker, Benoit Delbecq

Summit

“Furry Vengeance”
Release date: April 30
Director: Roger Kumble
Composer: Ed Shearmur
Supervisor: Patrick Houlihan

“Letters to Juliet”
Release date: May 14
Director: Gary Winick
Composer: Andrea Guerra
Supervisor: John Houlihan

“The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”
Release date: June 30
Director: David Slade
Composer: Howard Shore
Supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

Universal

“Robin Hood”
Release date: May 14
Director: Ridley Scott
B>Composer:
Marc Streitenfeld

“MacGruber”
Release date: May 21
Director: Jorma Taccone
Composer: Matthew Compton
Supervisors: Season Kent, Happy Walters

“Get Him to the Greek”
Release date: June 4
Director: Nicholas Stoller
Composer: Lyle Workman
Supervisor: Jonathan Karp

“Despicable Me”
Release date: July 9
Directors: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Composers: Pharrell Williams, Heitor Pereira

“Scott Pilgrim

vs. the World”
Release date: Aug. 13
Director: Edgar Wright
Composer: Nigel Godrich
Supervisor: Kathy Nelson

“Nanny McPhee

and the Big Bang”
Release date: Aug. 20
Director: Susanna White
Composer: James Newton Howard
Supervisor: Kathy Nelson

Warner Bros.

“The Losers”
Release date: April 23
Director: Sylvain White
Composer: John Ottman
Supervisor: Amine Ramer

“Splice”
Release date: June 4
Director: Vincenzo Natali
Composer: Cyrille Aufort
Supervisors: Marie Sabbah, Amy Fritz, Jean-Pierre Arquie

“Jonah Hex”
Release date: June 18
Director: Jimmy Hayward
Composer: Marco Beltrami

“Inception”
Release date: July 16
Director: Christopher Nolan
Composer: Hans Zimmer

“Cats and Dogs:

The Revenge of Kitty Galore”
Release date: July 30
Director: Brad Peyton
Composer: Christopher Lennertz
Supervisor: Julianne Jordan

THE Weinstein Co.

“Piranha 3-D”
Release date: Aug. 27
Director: Alexandre Aja
Composer: Michael Wandmacher

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