Monday, November 29, 2021

‘WandaVision’ Nabs 23 Emmy Nominations!

The Emmy nominations are out, and Marvel Studios’ WandaVision has landed 23 nominations!

The WandaVision Emmy nominations include:

  • Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series
  • Elizabeth Olsen for Outstanding Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
  • Paul Bettany for Outstanding Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
  • Kathryn Hahn for Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Anthology Series or Movie
  • Matt Shakman for Outstanding Directing For A Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
  • Three episodes were nominated for Outstanding Writing For A Limited or Anthology Series or Movie; Chuck Hayward and Peter Cameron for “All-New Halloween Spooktacular!,” Jac Schaeffer for “Filmed Before A Live Studio Audience,” and Laura Donney for “Previously On.”
  • Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Program (Half-Hour)
  • Outstanding Casting For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie
  • Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes
  • Outstanding Period And/Or Character Hairstyling
  • Outstanding Period And/Or Character Makeup (Non-Prosthetic)
  • Outstanding Main Title Design
  • Outstanding Music Composition For A Limited Or Anthology Series, Movie Or Special (Original Dramatic Score)
  • Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
  • Kristin Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics for “Breaking the Fourth Wall/Song Title: Agatha All Along”
  • Outstanding Music Supervision
  • Two episodes are nominated for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie; Nona Khodai, ACE for “On A Very Special Episode…” and Zene Baker, ACE, Michael A. Webber, Tim Roche, and Nona Khodai, ACE, for “The Series Finale”
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie
  • Outstanding Sound Editing For A Limited Or Anthology Series, Movie Or Special
  • Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Season Or A Movie

After a pandemic shakeup, WandaVision launched Marvel’s Phase 4 following the conclusion of the 23-film Infinity Saga. What was set to begin with Black Widow, which recently released with record-breaking numbers, was changed to The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, until that, too, was shut down mid-filming. WandaVision then took up the first slot to launch the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s next era.

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Audiences were captivated by WandaVision‘s quirky, hilarious premise as it worked as a love letter to the eras of television while still maintaining its Marvel feel. The sets, costumes, and performances were ever fluid as they traveled from the 50s up to modern day, ending with an epic superhero battle. Another aspect that made WandaVision stand out in not only the superhero genre, but storytelling as a whole, was its choice to highlight grief as its main antagonist. Wanda navigated her ever prominent grief after losing everything she knew and loved until it eventually changed her forever.

Wanda’s future in the MCU is solidified as she begins her journey as the Scarlet Witch. We can only hope that Marvel takes home some prestigious Emmy gold as they continue to prove the potential of superhero stories in a world that pigeonholes them as “cookie cutter.”

You can look back on all of our WandaVision coverage including episodic recaps, deep dives, and our review! You can watch all nine episodes exclusively on Disney+.

The Emmy awards will air on Sunday, September 19. Cedric the Entertainer will host the show that airs on CBS at 8 p.m. EST.

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Keep up with our Emmy coverage including live updates during the show!

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Kaity
Kaity started with Harry Potter in second grade and it’s been a losing battle ever since, or maybe a winning one ... She lives in New England with a small herd of cats, two dogs, three chinchillas, and one daughter. Her main fandoms are Marvel, The Umbrella Academy, Star Wars, and Lord of the Rings, with special emphasis on one vibranium shield-wielding Super Soldier. Contact: kaity@nerdsandbeyond.com

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