Marvel followers haven’t been this offended since Martin Scorsese dubbed their movies “theme parks.”
In a crushing blow to superhero followers, the critically-acclaimed Disney+ collection “WandaVision” solely took dwelling three 2021 Emmys — with none in any large classes — regardless of being nominated a whopping 23 times.
Their near-shutout got here after Marvel’s fledgling TV present was favored to nab a minimum of two appearing Emmys, with each Kathryn Hahn and Paul Bettany anticipated to win of their classes for restricted or anthology collection or films. In the meantime, 32-year-old “WandaVision’” star Elizabeth Olson (Wanda Maximoff/The Scarlet Witch) lost out to “Mare of Easttown” star Kate Winslet within the class of Greatest Actress in a Restricted or Anthology Sequence or Film.
For sure, Marvel Twitter was none too happy with what they perceived as an epic snub.
“Did it harm? while you realized wandavision scored 23 nominations on the emmys and nonetheless acquired robbed?” lamented one crestfallen fan.
“And the favored vote goes to Elizabeth Olsen and WandaVision,” said another heartbroken “WV” lover. Additionally they included a screenshot of an IMDb Emmy ballot, displaying that over half of followers favored the collection to win a Greatest Restricted Sequence Emmy and touted Olsen to take dwelling the Greatest Actress award.
One other bitter “WandaVision” die-hard ranted, “In case you voted for Kate Winslet, I hope your pillow is all the time heat, I hope your milk is all the time spoiled, I hope your wifi is all the time sluggish, I hope your drive via order is all the time improper, I hope each stoplight you come to is pink, and I hope you stream Wandavision on Disney+.”
“BREAKING: The Queen’s Gambit followers and Wandavision followers have each united towards the academy,” quipped another fan in reference to that present’s star, Anya-Taylor Pleasure, getting denied an Emmy victory.
The loss was maybe particularly disheartening given the “Avengers: Endgame” star’s versatility within the present, for which she needed to seize the tone and mannerisms of actresses from six totally different a long time of TV sitcoms.
“The vary that Elizabeth Olsen showcased whereas enjoying Wanda Maximoff in WandaVision was completely outstanding,” said one impressed fan.
Regardless of the soul-shattering freezeout, different Marvel trustees tried to see the glass half-full.
“Sadly, Elizabeth Olsen didn’t win the Emmy, nonetheless, to even be nominated for an MCU venture AND character is already spectacular, her excellent efficiency in WandaVision really shined,” wrote one internet cheerleader.
Another added, “Congratulations to #WandaVision group! no matter tonight it scored 23 Emmy nominations as a comic book guide present, was Marvel Studios first try at a tv collection and it fully dominated popular culture all through its total run as a restricted collection.”
Maybe the Emmys weren’t a complete loss, although, with the MCU spinoff notching three creative Emmys the prior weekend for manufacturing, costume design and music.
After all, Olsen and “WandaVision” weren’t the one ones to obtain the cinematic chilly shoulder within the eyes of followers.
Different somewhat surprising Emmy snubs embody the “The Handmaid’s Story” star Ann Dowd, late Michael K. Williams of HBO’s “Lovecraft Country” and extra.