‘The Mandalorian’: How Ludwig Göransson’s Retro-Futuristic Score Created a New ‘Star Wars’ Mystique

‘The Mandalorian’: How Ludwig Göransson’s Retro-Futuristic Score Created a New ‘Star Wars’ Mystique
For Oscar-winning composer Ludwig Göransson (“Black Panther”), tackling “The Mandalorian” Disney+ series provided an opportunity to channel his “Star Wars”-loving inner child while creating a new kind of musical mystique. His deeply personal, exotic score perfectly captures the loneliness of bounty hunter Mando (Pedro Pascal), as well as his determination to protect The Child (Baby Yoda) from The Client (Werner Herzog).

“What’s interesting is that it’s about a lone rider, a gunslinger,” said Göransson (who recently scored Christopher Nolan’s trippy “Tenet.”) “And, today, in any film or TV show, there are so many stories going on at once, and for this show you’re just following one man and his perspective the whole time. And you don’t get his facial expressions because he’s wearing a helmet. So I knew that there was a lot of ground to cover with different music, which essentially had
See full article at Indiewire »

Similar News


Recently Viewed