The Making Of “Wakanda” With Ludwig Göransson | Presented By Marvel
The highly-anticipated Black Panther film opens this week in theaters. The Kendrick Lamar-curated record titled ‘Black Panther The Album,’ music from and inspired by the film, was released last week to positive reviews. But another important music component for the Marvel film is the score, which was created by the Grammy-nominated composer Ludwig Göransson.
Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the eighteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe(MCU). It is directed by Ryan Coogler, written by Coogler and Joe Robert Cole, and stars Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa / Black Panther, alongside Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis. In Black Panther, T’Challa returns home as king of Wakandabut finds his sovereignty challenged by a long-time adversary, in a conflict with global consequences.
Black Panther premiered in Los Angeles on January 29, 2018, and was released theatrically in the United States on February 16, 2018, in IMAX and 3D. It received praise for the visuals, screenplay, characters, direction, costume design, action sequences, soundtrack, and performances, with some calling it one of the best films set in the MCU and noting its cultural significance. It has grossed over $404 million worldwide, and its domestic opening weekend of $201.8 million was the fifth-highest of all-time and also set the record for biggest debut by an African American director.