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UPDATED: June 12, 2022
2022 EMMYS predictions:
Best Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie
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She won her first Academy Award for Best Actress for her transformative work in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”. Jessica Chesten Helen Miren and Kate Winslet, two Oscar-winning actresses in the same year, are expected to win. Her raw twist, along with Oscar Isaac in HBO’s “Scenes from a Marriage”, a remake of Ingrid Bergman’s limited series, is as bold as it can be easily recognized by the academy.
British actress Lily James Hulu became Pamela Anderson in the limited series “Palm and Tommy”, which is providing the best mode of her career. Together with Sebastian Stein, the duo recreates one of the most controversial and highly publicized controversies in media history, and owns every frame he lives in. (See his full conversation with Tom Hiddleston in “Different Actors in Actors”)
Australian actress Tony Colette Emmy is the winner for “Incredible” and “Star of America”, which has been providing amazing work for decades. Unlike Colin Firth in the HBO thrilling limited series “The Staircase”, she is at the forefront and center of the best turns so far. While a supporting actress may have a submission warranty (especially given the competition in the field), she has enough voters who respect her work at the TV Academy. Her well-received turn in Netflix’s “Pieces of Her” also accompanies her.
Netflix has many resources behind “Made”, their limited series that stars mothers and daughters in real life. Margaret Quali And Andy McDowell, and the bright spot agreed for the previous show. She is showing her range with feature turns like “Novitiate” and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and her work is highly competitive in this stacked race.
It’s a transformation that captured zeitgeist (and “SNL”), pushing the two-time Emmy winner. Julia Garner Another Netflix series “Ozark” with his slam dunk gift in a mix of possible double-acting names for “Inventing Anna”. Her scenes with Amy dear Anna Klumsky where she is the brightest and can push her closer to the top.
Won two Oscars for “Cold Mountain” and “Judy”. Renee Zellweger The story of his return continues with the Peak Miniseries, “The Thing About Palm”. While the show hasn’t broken down in a big way, there’s a lot of respect for her, which could translate into her acting colleagues.
Oscar-winner for “Les Miserables” Anne Hathaway Apple TV + is the emotional anchor of the limited series “WeCrashed”, including Jared Leto. An Emmy winner for her voice work on an episode of “The Simpsons” and a big year earlier in the film (including James Gray’s excellent work in “Armageddon Time”), she could have made her way to another Emmy nomination. (See his full conversation with Jeremy Strong in “The Different Actors in the Actors”)
Leaving its mark on film and television for decades, Jessica Biel The stars and executives create this cool story about the murder of a housewife in Hulu’s late-breaking series “Candy”. With great artists including Melanie Linsky and Pablo Schreiber, she is looking for new and exciting characters for herself (e.g., “Sinner”).
Latina breakout Jenna Ortega Debuting at the Sundance Film Festival in 2021, the HBO Max film “The Fallout” features a crude and heartbreaking performance as a survivor of a school shooting. She is adding more projects to her resume, and if enough TV academy voters give the film a shot, she is the undisputed shoe-in for her first Emmy name.
Double Threat in Emmys this year, “The Great,” with her lead actress comedy speech in another Hulu series, Ale Fanning His career is on fire. Also serving as executive producer, the 24-year-old actress may be one of the youngest nominees, which will be warranted due to her turn as a controversial real-life personality.
As the duration of the first phase increases, Amanda Seyfried Hulu appears to have run for the award for his work as a controversial drug entrepreneur in the miniseries “The Dropout”. The impact of her voice and her commitment to her character over the weeks could be a solid nomination (and maybe a win?).
Buzz has been generating over the last few weeks, along with some other potential surprises Viola Davis And Michelle Pfeiffer (“First Lady”) and Adrian Warren (“Women of the Movement”). (See Davis’ full interview with Samuel L. Jackson on “Actors in Diversity Actors”)
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Nomination phase of voting runs from June 16 to June 27. Official nominations for the 74th Emmy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, July 12.
The programs listed below and the list of potential candidates are incomplete and subject to change. The full television awards season calendar is linked here.
2021 category winner: Kate Winslet, “Mer of Easttown” (HBO / HBO Max)
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Award Class History (Lead Actress Limited Series)
The Primetime Emmy Award, also known as the Ames, is television’s most prestigious art award. There are many records for both wins and nominations in almost eight decades.
For wins: Helen Mirren has won the most four wins in this category – “Prime Suspect: The Saint of Darkness” (1995), “The Passion of an Rand” (1999), “Elizabeth I” (2005) and “Prime Suspect”. : The Final Act “(2006). Patty Duke and Laura Linnie are second with three each.
Nominated: Helen Mirren is the most nominated actress in the genre with 10. Judy Davis and Jessica Lange are in second place with seven.
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About the Primetime Emmy Awards (Emmy)
The Primetime Emmy AwardKnown as Emmys, given by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS). Since 1949, the awards have recognized excellence in American primetime television programming. They are divided into three categories – Primetime Emmy Awards, Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (honoring artists’ achievements), and Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards (recognizing important engineering and technical contributions). The specific qualification period is between June 1 and May 31 of any year. The Television Academy consists of more than 25,000 members, representing 30 professional peer groups, including artists, directors, producers, art directors and various artisans and executives.
- The 74th Emmy Awards will take place on Monday, September 12 and will air on NBC.
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