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Wonder Woman Breaks Box Office Records!

Wonder Woman has broken the opening box office record for female director (Patty Jenkins) after taking $100.5m in the US in the opening weekend, with a global opening weekend total of $223m (£173m)! Congratulations to all involved, including Cool Music composer client Rupert Gregson-Williams....

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05 June
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Edmund Butt scores new ITV series ‘Bancroft’

Edmund Butt is scoring ITV Encore's dark and compelling four-part thriller, Bancroft. Created and written by Kate Brooke (Mr Selfridge, Ice Cream Girls, The Making of a Lady), leading actress Sarah Parish (Broadchurch, W1A, Cutting It) will play respected police officer DCI Elizabeth Bancroft, a woman...

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05 June
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Groundbreaking five-part series scored by Dru Masters

The Trial: A Murder in the Family is a brand new, ground-breaking five-part series to be shown across one week on Channel 4 starting 21 May. A thrilling new hybrid format of part drama, part documentary, The Trial centres around a fictional crime which will be authentically tried by...

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22 May
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Jocelyn Pook scores ‘King Charles III’ for BBC

Mike Bartlett's hugely successful and inventive future history play, King Charles III, has been made into a 1 x 90 drama for the BBC. Daringly written in blank verse, King Charles III is an imagining of Prince Charles’ accession to the throne following the Queen’s death....

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05 May
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A Dog’s Purpose (score by Rachel Portman) opens in UK

Amblin Entertainment and Universal's A Dog's Purpose opens this week in UK cinemas nationwide. The release in the US earlier this year took the US box office by storm, generating over $64-million. A Dog’s Purpose is directed by Lasse Hallström and stars Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Britt Robertson, K.J. Apa,...

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04 May
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Dan Jones scores Lady Macbeth

Dan Jones has composed the score for the upcoming new film adaptation of Lady Macbeth. The film is directed by William Oldroyd and stars Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie and Christopher Fairbank. Set in 19th Century England, the film follows a young woman...

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02 May
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John Lunn scores ‘Jamestown’ for Sky

Sky1’s new drama series Jamestown, which charts the lives of British settlers in America in the seventeenth century, will premiere on Friday May 5th at 9pm. The eight-part series was made by the creators of Downton Abbey and composed by John Lunn. It stars Naomi Battrick (Crossing Lines, Stonemouth), Sophie Rundle...

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26 April
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Cool Music Composer Clients Receive 3 Ivor Novello Nominations!!

We're absolutely thrilled to announce that three of Cool Music's composer clients have received nominations in this year's Ivor Novellos.   Best Television Soundtrack: Dominik Scherrer for The Collection (Published by Du Vinage Publishing) Martin Phipps for War and Peace (Published by Du Vinage Publishing) Best Original Film Score: Dan Jones for My Scientology Movie (Published...

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19 April
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Rachel Portman: ‘Their Finest’ UK release 21 April

Their Finest, directed by Lone Scherfig (Riot Club), starring Gemma Arterton, Bill Nighy, Richard E. Grant and Sam Claflin, releases in UK cinemas this Friday 21st April! Based on Lissa Evans' novel, Their Finest Hour and a Half, and scored by Rachel Portman, Their Finest is a witty, romantic and moving...

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18 April
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New Channel 4 drama Born To Kill scored by Samuel Sim

Channel 4’s latest psychological drama Born To Kill, starring Romola Garai and Daniel Mays, follows Sam (Jack Rowan), a teenager on the brink of acting on his hidden psychopathic desires. Born to Kill is directed by Bruce Goodison (Home Fires, Dr Foster) and composed by Samuel Sim. It...

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18 April