Uzo Aduba, Zendaya And Other Emmy Winners In Key Categories

Jimmy Kimmel in front of a wall of nominees watching remotely at the Staples Center during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held virtually on September 20, 2020.  (Photo by – / Image Group LA / ABC / AFP)

 

Here is a list of the winners in key categories for the 72nd Emmy Awards, which were handed out in Los Angeles on Sunday.

HBO’s “Watchmen” led the way with a total of 11 wins, including the prize for the best-limited series.

Cult-favorite “Schitt’s Creek” cleaned up in the comedy awards, taking home a total of nine prizes, including four for creator and star Daniel Levy.

And among the dramas, “Succession” took home top honors for best series, best lead actor, best writing and best directing.

 

Damon Lindelof and Cord Jefferson after receiving the Emmy for Watchmen during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held virtually on September 20, 2020.  (Photo by – / Image Group LA / ABC / AFP) 

 

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES: “Succession

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES: “Schitt’s Creek

LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA: Jeremy Strong, “Succession

LEAD ACTRESS, DRAMA: Zendaya, “Euphoria

 

Actress Zendaya as she wins Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series for “Euphoria” during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held virtually on September 20, 2020.(Photo  ABC / AFP)

 

SUPPORTING ACTOR, DRAMA: Billy Crudup, “The Morning Show

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, DRAMA: Julia Garner, “Ozark

 

Actress Julia Garner and her husband singer Mark Foster reacts as she wins for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series for “Ozark” during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held virtually from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on September 20, 2020. (Photo by  ABC / AFP)

 

LEAD ACTOR, COMEDY: Eugene Levy, “Schitt’s Creek

LEAD ACTRESS, COMEDY: Catherine O’Hara, “Schitt’s Creek

 

Canadian actress Catherine O’Hara being handed the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Schitt’s Creek during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held virtually on September 20, 2020.  (Photo by ABC / AFP)

 

SUPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY: Daniel Levy, “Schitt’s Creek

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY: Annie Murphy, “Schitt’s Creek

OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES: “Watchmen

 

Actor Mark Ruffalo sitting by his wife Sunrise Coigney as he accepts the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie for “I Know This Much is True” during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held virtually on September 20, 2020. (Photo by Image Group LA / ABC / AFP)

 

LEAD ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Mark Ruffalo, “I Know This Much Is True

LEAD ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Regina King, “Watchmen

SUPPORTING ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, “Watchmen

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Uzo Aduba, “Mrs. America

 

Actress Uzo Aduba wearing a Breonna Taylor shirt as she wins for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie for “Mrs. America” during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held virtually on September 20, 2020. (Photo by American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. / ABC / AFP)

 

OUTSTANDING TELEVISION MOVIE: “Bad Education

Programs with most overall wins:

“Watchmen” – 11

“Schitt’s Creek” – 9

“Succession” – 7

“The Mandalorian” – 7

 

 

 

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‘Dune’ Trailer Features Jason Momoa, Dave Bautista, Zendaya Among Others

Now that life is gradually getting back to normal and cinemas will soon open, seeing the first official trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s Dune makes us giddy, it stars Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, Dave Bautista, and Jason Momoa.

The long-awaited trailer for the epic sci-fi film was released on Wednesday, it focuses on the desert planet Arrakis, also known as Dune, which has become the key location in a galactic power struggle.

The official trailer for Dune (2020) is pretty dense in terms of Dune lore which is based on a novel by Frank Herbert. The movie, which is directed by Denis Villeneuve, who also has directorial credits for ‘Blade Runner 2049’.

Dune is set in the distant future of a feudal interstellar society in which nobles control planetary fiefs, and it boasts an all-star cast —  Timothee Chalamet as Paul Atreides, Zendaya as Chani, Jason Momoa as Duncan Idaho, Rebecca Ferguson as Lady Jessica, Josh Brolin as Gurney Halleck, Oscar Isaac as Duke Leto Atreides, Stellan Skarsgard as Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, Dave Bautista as Glossu ‘Beast’ Rabban, and Javier Bardem as Stilgar and others.

“Dune” is currently scheduled for release in theatres on December 18, 2020. Will that actually happen? Well, Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” (also from Warner Bros.) is the first blockbuster movie in theaters (not in Nigeria as cinemas are still not open) since the pandemic began.

What You Missed This Weekend

The entertainment scene was abuzz over the weekend,starting from Lupita’s stolen dress that was later recovered to Toyin Lawani’s pool birthday party,Toyin Aimakhu’s statement on PDP,Yemi Alade’s tour, Sharon Osbourne’s exit from Fashion Police.

Below is full gist of events:

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o’s Dress Returned

Lupita Nyong’o’s pearl-studded dress to the 2015 Oscars Award ceremony made news during and after the event as it was stolen from her hotel room a few days after. The dress which was estimated at $150,000 was stolen from her hotel room but what was more interesting was…

The thief returned the Calvin Klein custom dress because the 6000 white Akoya pearls on the dress were FAKE!

The thief, on Friday afternoon said he took 2 of the pearls down to the Garment District in L.A. and learned they were fake and also declared that the $150,000 Calvin Klein dress made of over 6,000 pearls is almost worthless.

That was when he returned the dress to the scene of the crime.

Toyin Lawani Pool Birthday Party

Toyin Lawani’s Swarovski bikini

Fashion entrepreneur Toyin Lawani’s had her birthday on Sunday and to celebrate, the mother of two showed off her custom made two piece bikini made of Swarovski stones.

Aimakhu Can Die For PDP?

Toyin Aimakhu

Actress Toyin Aimakhu has taken her support for PDP to the next level. The actor told a gathering of youths on Sunday that “she can die for PDP”.

Lots of twitter users who watched the event also affirmed the statement.

Luda’s Baby On The Way

Ludacris and Eudoxie

Rapper, Ludacris and Eudoxie have a baby on the way.

The couple who married recently, announced they were expecting their first child together with a beachy baby bump pic.

The couple are expecting a baby less than three months after their Christmas Day wedding.

 

Yemi Alade - March 2015 - BellaNaija 03Yemi Alade Took New Photos 

The ‘Johnny’ singer is best known for her catchy tunes and unique style.

Her braided hair is becoming a signature, and she wears it well in this new photo shoot by Efe Lopez Fotography.

Over the weekend, Yemi thrilled her fans in both Germany and Fans.

 

Sharon Supports Daughter Kelly Osbourne For Quitting Fashion Police

Sharon and Kelly Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne has weighed in on daughter Kelly quitting Fashion Police following the Zendaya race row.

Taking to Twitter on Friday, Sharon wrote: “I am so proud of you. You can never be bought. You always wear your heart on your sleeve. #ProudToBeYourMum.”