The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles yesterday. Many of the stars, directors, and producers of the television shows, miniseries, and television movies nominated were in attendance to support their work.
Some media and entertainment experts had mixed feelings about the results and were quite surprised by some of the winners, Take a look at the winners list below and let us know what you think:
Outstanding Drama Series – Breaking Bad
Outstanding Comedy Series – Modern Family
Best Lead Actress in a Drama – Claire Danes for Homeland
Best Lead Actor in a Drama – Jeff Daniels for The Newsroom
Best Lead Actress in a Comedy – Julia Louis-Dreyfus for Veep
Best Lead Actor in a Comedy – Jim Parsons for The Big Bang Theory
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama – Anna Gunn for Breaking Bad
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama – Bobby Cannavale for Boardwalk Empire
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy – Merritt Wever for Nurse Jackie
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy – Tony Hale for Veep
Best Lead Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie – Laura Linney for The Big C: Hereafter
Best Lead Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie – Michael Douglas for Behind the Candelabra
Best Miniseries or TV Movie – Behind the Candelabra
What do you think of these winners? Are you a fan of any of these shows or actors who won? Take a look at photos of the winners on the red carpet in the gallery below!
Director Steven Soderbergh’s HBO Liberace biography, Behind the Candelabra, hit Cannes yesterday for a premiere event, a photocall, and a festival panel. Michael Douglas and Matt Damon were the only two cast members that were present. However, producer Jerry Weintraub, screenwriter Richard LaGravenese, and author Scott Thorson were also present.
Other actors and Hollywood names that attended the premiere include Sharon Stone, Christoph Waltz, Petra Nemcova, Jamel Debbouze, Thierry Frémaux, Cristian Mungiu, and Julie De Bona.
There are only four more days left of the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival, so be sure to check back for more Cannes 2013 coverage! As the festival is coming announcements should be made soon about which film(s) will be receiving festival awards!
Would you be interested in seeing Behind the Candelabra when it premieres on HBO May 26? What do you think of the cast involved in this film? Have you been following all of the events going on at Cannes this year?
Entertainment TonightCanada recently shared a full list of the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival lineup. This year is a big year at the festival because some major stars are going to be showing up and some highly anticipated films are going to be premiering. For instance, The Great Gatsby will be opening the festival on May 15 and The Bling Ring will be opening the Un Certain Regard program of the festival.
In addition, Steven Soderbergh’s HBO miniseries, Behind The Candelabra will be premiering and competing at the festival along with several other films and shows.
Nicolas Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives, featuring Ryan Gosling as a British gangster set in Bangkok’s criminal underworld, will be competing. Inside Llewyn Davis, starring Carey Mulligan and Justin Timberlake and directed by the Coen brothers, will also be competing.
Two other films competing include director Alexander Payne’s comedy, Nebraska, starring Bruce Dern and Will Forte and James Gray’s drama set in the 1920s, The Immigrant, starring Jeremy Renner, Joaquin Phoenix and Marion Cotillard. The festival takes place in Cannes, France from May 15 to May 26. Take a look at the full lineup for the 2013 Cannes Film Festival below:
• The Great Gatsby (Baz Luhrmann)
• Behind the Candelabra (Steven Soderbergh)
• Borgman (Alex van Warmerdam)
• The Great Beauty (Paolo Sorrentino)
• Grigris (Mahamet Saleh-Haroun)
• Heli (Amat Escalante)
• The Immigrant (James Gray)
• Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel and Ethan Coen)
• Jeune et jolie (Francois Ozon)
• Jimmy P. (Arnaud Desplechin)
• La Vie d’Adele (Abdellatif Kechiche)
• Like Father, Like Son (Hirokazu Kore-eda)
• Michael Kohlhaas (Arnaud des Pallieres)
• Nebraska (Alexander Payne)
• Only God Forgives (Nicolas Winding Refn)
• The Past (Asghar Farhadi)
• Straw Shield (Takashi Miike)
• A Touch of Sin (Jia Zhangke)
• Un chateau en Italie (Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi)
• Venus in Fur (Roman Polanski)
OUT OF COMPETITION
• All Is Lost (J.C. Chandor)
• Blood Ties (Guillaume Canet)
UN CERTAIN REGARD
• OPENER: The Bling Ring (Sofia Coppola)
• Anonymous (Mohammad Rasoulof)
• As I Lay Dying (James Franco)
• The Bastards (Claire Denis)
• Bends (Flora Lau)
• Death March (Adolfo Alix Jr.)
• Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler)
• Grand Central (Rebecca Zlotowski)
• La Jaula de Oro (Diego Quemada-Diez)
• L’image manquante (Rithy Panh)
• L’inconnu du lac (Alain Guiraudie)
• Miele (Valeria Golino)
• Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (Lav Diaz)
• Omar (Hany Abu-Assad)
• Sarah prefere la course (Chloe Robichaud)
• Bite the Dust (Taisia Igumentseva)
• Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight (Stephen Frears)
• Seduced and Abandoned (James Toback)
• Stop the Pounding Heart (Roberto Minervini)
• Weekend of a Champion (Roman Polanski)
GALA SCREENING IN HONOR OF INDIA
• Bombay Talkies (Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar)