Emmys 2021: Can Mj Rodriguez Take Home the Award for Lead Actress in a Drama Series?

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MJ Rodriguez made history with her Emmy nomination. She is the first trans woman to be nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actress category at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards. Rodriguez is nominated for his stellar performance in the FX series to erect. Although Rodriguez has some serious competition in the category, can she take home her first Emmy Award?

Emma Corinne: ‘The Crown’

Emma Corinne | Deus Willie/Netflix
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Emma Corinne receives her first Emmy nomination for her successful performance in the Netflix series Crown. The actor portrayed Lady Diana Spencer in the fourth season of the original series. According to IndieWire, Corinne is the presumed winner of this Emmy Award. But can other contenders beat Crown Star and take home the award for this category? Given the competition, this could be a possibility.

Olivia Colman: ‘The Crown’

Olivia Colman | Sophie Muttevelian / Netflix

Olivia Colman has received numerous awards for her outstanding work, including an Academy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, four BIFA Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a BFI Fellowship Award. However, she has never won an Emmy. British Actor Wins Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series for Drama Crown. She played the role of Queen Elizabeth II in the series. Coleman can still take home the award, but she must persuade voters to exclude her fellow co-star.

Elisabeth Moss: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Elisabeth Moss | Sophie Giroud / Hulu
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Elizabeth Moss plays June Osborne in Hulu dystopian series story of the maid. Moss’s performance since its on-stage release has been praised by critics and audiences alike. The actor earned two Emmy wins for her work in the series, a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series as a Producer. Is it possible that the industry stalwart could take home another Emmy Award for this category?

Uzo Aduba: ‘In Cure’

Uzo Aduba | Suzanne Tenor / HBO

Uzo Aduba as Dr. Brooke Taylor in the fourth season of the HBO series in treatment. Her performance is phenomenal, considering that this is her first lead role in a television series. In 2014, the actor won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for Netflix orange is the new black. Additionally, she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for the same show the following year. Aduba is a strong contender in this category, but it will not be an easy win for the actor.

Jurnee Smollett: ‘Lovecraft Country’

Jurnee Smollett | Eli Joshua Ade / HBO
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Jurnee Smollett to appear in HBO series lovecraft country It was amazing and profound. The actor played the role of Letitia ‘Letty’ Lewis in the supernatural series. Despite the show being short-lived, her onscreen work made a positive impression on critics. Smollett’s work in the limited series deserves all the praise, but given this category, it may be overshadowed by notable contestants.

MJ Rodriguez: ‘Pose’

MJ Rodriguez and Billy Porter | Eric Leibovitz / FX

MJ Rodriguez received her first Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista in all three seasons of the FX series to erect. Rodriguez’s nomination is one of nine from the hit series. The show is based on the Black and Latino LGBTQ ballroom scene of the late 1980s and early ’90s. Although an Emmy nomination has been long overdue for Rodriguez, she deserves the award. Her portrayal of Blanca was compelling and moving throughout the show’s run on television.

Emmy Predictions: Who Will Win the Award?

Although Emma Corinne is the presumptive winner for this category, the prize should honestly go to MJ Rodriguez. According to DiversityCorinne is dominating the awards season Crown. Even though she is nominated for the award alongside her co-star, Corinne is the presumed winner for the award. Rodriguez truly deserves to win an Emmy Award, making history in the process.

If Rodriguez doesn’t take home the prize to erect, another lead actor could take home an Emmy. According to TV Insider, many say that Billy Porter deserves to win a second Emmy Award. Although Josh O’Connor is predicted to win for his performance Crown, Porter should win the prize.

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards will be broadcast live September 19 CBS. Feather.

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