"The Handmaid & # 39; s Tale" defends his Emmy government

Los Angeles.- The winter came first with the Emmy & # 39; s: it is Game of Thrones that returns to the competition that wants to raze, though The Handmaid & # 39; s Tale is not willing to give ground.

Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood The story of the maid, the series about a theocratic regime in which women are subjected to their reproductive role, draws the attention of the United States on the screen, while in the streets defenders of women's rights protest after the recent appointment of an ultraconservative judge at the Supreme Court by President Donald Trump .

The Handmaid & # 39; s Tale (Hulu) received 20 nominations and has already completed three images, including the best guest actress for Samira Wiley, at an Emmy award event prior to the gala this Monday in Los Angeles, where the main categories will be announced.

"I think he will win The Handmaid & # 39; s Tale for the moment we're living, it's about a lot of worries people now have, I think it's going to be their year, "Tim Gray, editor-in-chief of" Variety "told AFP.

The Gold Derby predicts situcations. Not only the winner for the second consecutive year of the biggest prize of the night, the best drama series, but also the protagonist, Elisabeth Moss, who extended her title as best actress and in two other categories.

Game of Thrones (HBO) did not participate in the latest edition of the Emmy & # 39; s because the seventh season premiered in July 2017, after the deadline for nominations for those who were considered Oscar of television as closed.

The series of medieval fantasies about noble families in dispute for the control of the Seven Kingdoms comes Monday to the ceremony with four figurines of this edition, including the best design of costumes, special effects and music. Some specialists agree that it will not win in the categories acting, direction and script.

However, one Game of thronesAs it is known in some countries, it is endorsed by a magnificent past. It is already the most award-winning fiction program in the history of these prizes.

They also contest the prize for the best drama the series of spies during the Cold War The Americans, the series about the British monarchy The crown, the daring Strange things, the family drama This is us and the science fiction western Westworld.

without Veep in competition, Atlanta looks like a candidate to take the figurine for the best comedy.

Hispanics with Versace

In this Emmy & # 39; s, Netflix will emerge as the most successful producer, after breaking 17 years of HBO dominance in leadership for nominations.

The online platform closed with 112 to 108 of the cable network. Counting technical awards, HBO is from 17 to 16 on the streaming service.

The Emmys also welcomed Oscar winners, such as the Spanish actress Penélope Cruz, with trumps, and the composer and musician John Legend, who entered the elite EGOT last weekend – as it is called to those who have at least one Emmy (television), one Grammy. (music), one Oscar (cinema) and one Tony (theater) – for his role in the NBC musical Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, who has won five figurines.

Coproducers Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice have also joined this club.

Among the nominees is Antonio Banderas, alongside the Venezuelan Edgar Ramírez, who were nominated together with Cruz and Puerto Rican Ricky Martin for the second season of American crime story, which revolves around the murder of designer Gianni Versace, and who already adds four technical awards.

The Venezuelan plays the designer killed by Andrew Cunanan, played by Darren Criss, also nominated.

During the previous ceremony, last week, famous chef Anthony Bourdain, who committed suicide in France in June, received posthumous six prizes for his gastronomy program at CNN.

One of the most notorious absences will be House of cards, Shocked by the scandal of sexual abuse in Hollywood after several complaints against his star, two-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey, who was fired from the show.

It is likely that the # MeToo movement, which is almost a year old, is once again central to the gala, a week after the powerful president of CBS Les Moonves resigned after allegations of sexual misconduct.

Trump may take care of it himself, although one of the hosts, Colin Jost, said he expected some Emmys to be "less politically than normal".