August 9, 2022

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topped the Emmy Awards race

topped the Emmy Awards race

(Los Angeles) The Series Inheritance HBO’s drama, which follows the travails of a powerful family whose members plot against and tear each other apart, topped the race for the Emmy Awards, American television’s equivalent of the Oscars, on Tuesday with a total of 25 nominations.

Updated yesterday at 2:17 pm.

Winner in 2020, Inheritance Especially South Korea will face the series Squid gameA dark and violent critique of the excesses of capitalism that made history as the first production in a language other than English to compete in the flagship drama series category.

Netflix’s most-watched series to date features hundreds of characters from South Korea’s most underprivileged regions competing in children’s games like ‘One, Two, Three, Sun’ to win huge sums of money. Money, risk of being killed.

The competition promises to be stiff as the trophy presentation with the heavyweights takes place on September 12 Stranger Things, Ozark And Better call Saul.

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Lee Jung-jae, lead actor Squid game

Following health restrictions that forced Hollywood to close its film sets during the pandemic, productions have returned to “historic levels” and the Academy of Emmy Awards “received a record number of nominations this season,” said its director Frank Scherma.

On the comedy side, Ted Lasso (Apple TV+), last year’s winner, is in pole position with 20 nominations. The series, in which an American football coach is parachuted into an English football team, is particularly confronting Excellent Mme Mycelium And Barry. It also takes into account Hacks And Only murders in the building For these 74 received 17 nominations eache editing.

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For the miniseries, it is The White Lotus (HBO), a satire of hypocrisy and superficiality among the wealthy clients of a luxury hotel in Hawaii, stands out with 20 nominations, including only eight actors.

Zendaya and Reese Witherspoon

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Zendaya in Unpleasant

The main actor of Squid gameLee Jung-jae is in the running in the drama series category alongside the stars of InheritanceBrian Cox and Jeremy Strong.

Among actresses, young Zendaya has been a Hollywood darling for years and has already been crowned at the 2020 Emmys. UnpleasantWith Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh in good position to win again (Killing Eve) as well as Reese Witherspoon, who was luckier than her costar The Morning Show Jennifer Aniston did not qualify.

Another disappointment, the absence of Selena Gomez Only murders in the buildingThe comedy series is represented by its male counterparts Steve Martin and Martin Short.

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Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez Only murders in the building

Among the stars snubbed on Tuesday, observers of Hollywood politics also noted the absence of Julia Roberts in the miniseries category (Gaslit) and Jessica Chastain (Scenes from the wedding), in favor of less established actresses such as Amanda Seyfried (Dropout) and Julia Garner (Inventing Anna)

Colin Firth (the staircase), Andrew Garfield (Under the Banner of Heaven), Oscar Isaac (Scenes from the wedding) and Michael Keaton (Dopesic) has swept the nominations and will compete on September 12 for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Miniseries.

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Overall, the HBO channel and its HBO Max video-on-demand platform won points in this nomination session, compared to just 105 of the 140 candidates for its big competitor Netflix.