Thursday, September 16, 2021

‘WandaVision’ Wins Three Creative Emmys!

WandaVision is officially a multiple Emmy award-winning series!

The Creative Arts Emmy Awards took place this weekend ahead of the Primetime ceremony, which is scheduled to be held next Sunday. The Creative Arts Awards honor outstanding artistic and technical achievements in a variety of television program genres, guest performances in weekly series, as well as exceptional work in the animation, reality, and documentary categories.

WandaVision was nominated for a total of 23 Emmy awards, 15 coming on the Creative Arts side. The series picked up the first-ever Emmy win for Marvel Studios. Ultimately, the WandaVision team won three this past weekend at the Creative Arts ceremonies.

  • Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Program (Half-Hour)
  • Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes
  • Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics – Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, “Breaking the Fourth Wall/Song Title: Agatha All Along”
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The remaining eight nominations will be determined during the Primetime ceremony for the 73rd Emmy Awards, which will air live on CBS on Sunday, September 19 at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST. WandaVision‘s remaining categories 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.”

WandaVision launched Marvel’s Phase 4, as well as their growing list of television series coming to Disney+. Due to pandemic delays and shuffles, WandaVision was pushed front and center to debut an all-new era for the massively successful franchise after its Infinity Saga conclusion with Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home. Fans were heading into the unknown as three of our core six heroes had fallen in those final films. And WandaVision‘s premise was their whackiest to date.

Deciding to focus on Wanda Maximoff’s insurmountable grief versus a classic supervillain, WandaVision reimagined the superhero genre. Featuring nine episodes, each took viewers through a different decade of television starting with the 50s and ending in current times. With each new episode came an entirely new set, new costumes, and even new performance styles, stretching the limits of television in ways that had never been seen before.

WandaVision starred Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch, Paul Bettany as Vision, Kathryn Hahn as Agnes/Agatha Harkness, Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau, Kat Dennings as Darcy Lewis, and Randall Park as Agent Jimmy Woo.

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

Audiences can tune in for an edited presentation of the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday, September 18 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FXX.

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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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