Emmys 2023 Faces Intense Backlash from Marvel Fans as Elizabeth Olsen Series Snubbed

Presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) every year, Emmy Awards are a major event in the film industry, not only do they recognise excellence, but act as a prestige of honour for the winners. Though, Emmys 2023 nominations have bought with itself upset many fans. While it does try to pick out not widely recognised gems of a movie, it loses very well-deserved nominations of actors, which in turn leaves the public disappointed.

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Trophy For The Emmy Awards

The 75th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held on September 18, 2023, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and will be aired in the United States on Fox.

Elizabeth Olsen Snubbed Of Emmys 2023 Nomination

Elizabeth Olsen, widely recognised for her role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Wanda Maximoff recently starred in the crime drama miniseries Love and Death, which came out in April 2023. Written by David E. Kelley, the miniseries stars Olsen as Candy Montgomery, a housewife who has an affair with a neighbour, played by Jesse Plemons which then leads to the murder of the neighbour’s wife, played by Lily Rabe.

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Promotional For Love and Death, 2023

The series gathered appreciation from major critics and managed to score a 92% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Kelly’s writing and Olsen’s performance in the series mustered a lot of praise from the audience, and it was expected to get at least a single nomination for the Emmys 2023 which, unfortunately, did not end up happening and left fans enraged.

Who Was Nominated for Emmys 2023?

Luckily, it was not all bad, there were a few names on the nomination list which left everybody surprised. One of them was Ted Lasso, a series which we were unsure of if it would be nominated considering how the third season was not quite well received, but it still ended up getting a huge 21 nominations this year for Emmys 2023, which is the fourth-most of any show this year.

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Promotional For Ted Lasso


HBO dominated this year by capturing the top 3 spots with a total of 74 nominations. Out of which Succession’s fourth and final season got a total of 27 nominations, including best drama, which it had already been winning for the past two years. This was followed by The Last Of Us getting 24 nominations, including lead acting nominations for Bella Ramsey and Pedro Pascal, and has left fans with joy. The remaining 23 nominations were bagged by the show The White Lotus.

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Promotional For All The Top 3 Nomination Scoring Shows by HBO

Fans were also quite delighted to see shows like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Barry, Dahmer and Wednesday getting some nominations too, giving the star Jenna Ortega her first-ever Emmy Nomination.

Source : Vanity Fair 


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