In a crushing blow to superhero fans, the critically acclaimed Disney+ sequence “WandaVision” solely took residence three 2021 Emmys — with none in any huge classes — regardless of being nominated a whopping 23 instances.
Their near-shutout got here after Marvel’s fledgling TV show was favored to nab at least two appearing Emmys, with each Kathryn Hahn and Paul Bettany anticipated to win of their classes for restricted or anthology sequence or motion pictures. Meanwhile, 32-year-old “WandaVision’” star Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/The Scarlet Witch) misplaced out to “Mare of Easttown” star Kate Winslet within the class of Best Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie.
Needless to say, Marvel Twitter was none too happy with what they perceived as an epic snub.
“And the popular vote goes to Elizabeth Olsen and WandaVision,” said another heartbroken “WV” lover. They additionally included a screenshot of an IMDb Emmy ballot, displaying that over half of fans favored the sequence to win a Best Limited Series Emmy and touted Olsen to take residence the Best Actress award.
Another bitter “WandaVision” die-hard ranted, “If you voted for Kate Winslet, I hope your pillow is always warm, I hope your milk is always spoiled, I hope your wifi is always slow, I hope your drive thru order is always wrong, I hope every stoplight you come to is red, and I hope you stream Wandavision on Disney+.”
“BREAKING: The Queen’s Gambit fans and Wandavision fans have both united against the academy,” quipped another fan in reference to that show’s star, Anya-Taylor Joy, getting denied an Emmy victory.
The loss was maybe particularly disheartening given the “Avengers: Endgame” star’s versatility within the show, for which she needed to seize the tone and mannerisms of actresses from six totally different many years of TV sitcoms.
“The range that Elizabeth Olsen showcased while playing Wanda Maximoff in WandaVision was absolutely remarkable,” said one impressed fan.
Despite the soul-shattering freezeout, different Marvel trustees tried to see the glass half-full.
“Unfortunately, Elizabeth Olsen didn’t win the Emmy, however, to even be nominated for an MCU project AND character is already impressive, her outstanding performance in WandaVision truly shined,” wrote one internet cheerleader.
Another added, “Congratulations to #WandaVision team! regardless of tonight it scored 23 Emmy nominations as a comic book show, was Marvel Studios first attempt at a television series and it completely dominated pop culture throughout its entire run as a limited series.”