Ludwig Göransson Wins an Emmy For His Work on ‘The Mandalorian’
Tonight is night five of the Creative Arts Emmy’s. Disney+ has already won multiple trophies, and tonight composer Ludwig Göransson, has earned his first Emmy win for his work on The Mandalorian.
Göransson, who is currently scoring the series upcoming second season, won for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score). The win now puts Göransson just a Tony award away from EGOT status.
The composer previously earned an Oscar for his score on Marvel Studios billion-dollar hit Black Panther. He also won three Grammys in 2019 for the Black Panther score, in addition to song of the year and record of the year for Childish Gambino’s This Is America.
The Mandalorian is having great success at the Creative Arts Emmy’s throughout this week. having (so far) also won six trophies for cinematography, visual effects, production design, sound editing, and mixing. The series was nominated for a total of 15 Emmys.
The Mandalorian and the Child continue their journey, facing enemies and rallying allies as they make their way through a dangerous galaxy in the tumultuous era after the collapse of the Galactic Empire.
The Mandalorian stars Pedro Pascal (Wonder Woman 1984), Gina Carano (Fast & Furious 6), Carl Weathers (Rocky), and Giancarlo Esposito (The Jungle Book). Directors for the new season include Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rick Famuyiwa, Carl Weathers, Peyton Reed, and Robert Rodriguez. Showrunner Jon Favreau serves as executive producer along with Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy, and Colin Wilson, with Karen Gilchrist serving as co-executive producer.
The new season premieres Friday, October 30, streaming only on Disney+.