The Mandalorian goes on as one of the most acclaimed TV shows. Not just the live action Star Wars The TV show, which debuted on Disney + in late 2019, earned the love and affection of the fan base, but it has also managed to win over critics. Case in point: Season 2 of the show has officially earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Drama Series. This is the way, as it were.
The Golden Globe nominations were revealed today and in one of the top categories, Best Drama Series, The Mandalorian earned a spot among some of the most acclaimed shows on TV. Also nominated in the category were The crow, Lovecraft Land, Ozark and Ratched. Netflix in particular absolutely dominated the category with three out of five spots. HBO recorded another with J.J. Abrams and Jordan Peele Lovecraft Land. But Disney and Lucasfilm managed to score again as the Star Wars array continues to ride this wave. Whether it could be the best match at the awards ceremony later this month remains to be seen. Although that would be a great victory lap for Mando and Baby Yoda.
This comes after The Mandalorian scored a whopping 15 nominations at the Emmys last year and took home seven wins. Season 2 of the show debuted late last year and picked up where Season 1 left off. Once again, executive producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni found a winning formula. Ahsoka Tano’s live-action debut. More from the Darksaber. Boba Fett’s return after decades of waiting. And the unexpected return of a certain Star Wars legend in the final. It all made for a TV season that was almost universally acclaimed. Favreau mentioned this in a statement.
“We are honored to be recognized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association alongside so many great shows. We are incredibly fortunate to be able to work with such a unique team of contributors and artists who bring this show to life. On behalf of Kathy [Kennedy]Thank you for this honor, Dave and the entire Mandalorian team. “
The cast includes Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Carl Weathers and Giancarlo Esposito, with Rosario Dawson portraying Ahsoka Tano. Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rick Famuyiwa, Carl Weathers, Peyton Reed and Robert Rodriguez were directors for Season 2. Favreau serves as showrunner, with Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson also on board as executive producers.
Lucasfilm is currently in the process of producing a huge line of new products Star Wars shows, thanks in large part to the success of The Mandalorian. Andor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ahsoka, Rangers of the New Republic, The Book of Boba Fett, The Acolyte and more are on the way. The Mandalorian season 3 production begins in April. Several of these shows will culminate in a grand crossover event down the line. The 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards will be broadcast on NBC on February 28. This news comes to us through StarWars.com.
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