‘Lovecraft Country’ and Cast Earns Five Critics Choice Nominations Including Best Drama Series

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Award season is starting pick up again, and next up is the 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards, which will take place on March 7 with host Taye Diggs. Today, the Critics Choice nominees for television were announced, and among them is the HBO original series Lovecraft Country.

The show earned five nominations total:

Best Actor in a Drama Series: Jonathan Majors

Best Actress in a Drama Series: Jurnee Smollett

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Michael K. Williams

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Wunmi Mosaku

Best Drama Series

The nominations come off the heels of the inaugural Critics Choice Super Awards, where Jurnee Smollett received the award for Best Actress in a Horror Series, and Lovecraft Country earned the award for Best Horror Series.

Lovecraft Country primarily follows Atticus Freeman (Majors), who’s on a quest to find his missing father Montrose (Williams). He along with his childhood friend Letitia “Leti” Lewis (Smollett) and his uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) travel through the Jim Crow South to find Montrose. On their journey, they unlock family secrets, learn about magic, and face every sort of monster. Season 1 is available to watch in full on HBO Max. Find more of our coverage on the show here.

Congratulations to the show and the cast on the nominations! Find the full list of television nominees here, and tune in to the Critics Choice Awards on Sunday, March 7 on The CW.

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