Star Wars has announced that composer Ludwig Göransson will write the score for upcoming live-action series, The Mandalorian.

Ludwig Goransson

Ludwig Goransson

What’s happening:

  • Acclaimed composer, Ludwig Göransson will write the score for the first ever live-action Star Wars series, The Mandalorian.  
  • Göransson has composed memorable soundtracks for some of the biggest and most lauded movies in recent memory, including:
  • His television credits include:
    • Community
    • New Girl
    • Göransson has produced records for Haim and Chance The Rapper, as well as worked with Donald Glover on the latest Childish Gambino album.

In his words:

  • Ludwig Göransson: “Words fail to express how surreal and humbling it feels to be invited into the Star Wars universe. I am deeply grateful to Jon Favreau and Disney for this opportunity and to John Williams for raising the bar so high with his iconic, intrepid scores — they will never be matched. In these next months I hope to honor the tradition of Star Wars’ musical landscape while propelling The Mandalorian into new and uncharted territory. And I will try to remember that there is no try.”

About The Mandalorian:

  • Star Wars’ first live-action series is written and executive produced by Jon Favreau.
  • Dave Filoni will direct the first episode and serve as executive producer.
  • Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson will also executive produce.
  • Additional directors include:
    • Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones)
    • Rick Famuyiwa (Dope)
    • Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates)
    • Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok)
  • The series stars:
    • Pedro Pascal (Narcos) in the title role as a lone Mandalorian gunfighter
    • Gina Carano (Deadpool)
    • Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad)
    • Emily Swallow (Supernatural)
    • Carl Weathers (Predator)
    • Omid Abtahi (American Gods)
    • Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man)
    • Nick Nolte (Warrior)
 
 

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