Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Emmy Predictions 2023 - Who Will Likely Be Nominated for Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie?

From June 15 to 26, 2023, voting took place for The 75th Primetime Emmy Awards. As such, it's fun to look at which actors and shows have the best chances of actually being nominated this year. So, these are my predictions for which performers will be nominated for Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie.

Performers most likely to be nominated:
  1. Jessica Chastain for Showtime's George & Tammy
  2. Ali Wong for Netflix's Beef
  3. Elizabeth Olsen for Max's Love & Death
  4. Rachel Weisz for Amazon's Dead Ringers
  5. Kathryn Hahn for Hulu's Tiny Beautiful Things
  6. Dominique Fishback for Amazon's Swarm
Serious threats that could break through:
  1. Lizzy Caplan for FX's Fleishman Is in Trouble
  2. Emily Blunt for Amazon's The English
  3. Riley Keough for Amazon's Daisy Jones & the Six
  4. Betty Gilpin for Peacock's Mrs. Davis
  5. Vera Farmiga for AppleTV+'s Five Days at Memorial
  6. Sydney Sweeney for HBO's Reality
  7. Bel Powley for National Geographic's A Small Light
  8. Naomi Watts for Netflix's The Watcher
  9. Jennifer Garner for AppleTV+'s The Last Thing He Told Me
  10. Amber Midthunder for Hulu's Prey
  11. Alicia Vikander for HBO's Irma Vep
Some considerable long-shots:
  1. Cate Blanchett and Harriet Walter for IFC's Documentary Now!
  2. Annette Bening for Paramount+'s Jerry & Marge Go Large
  3. Essie Davis and Kate Micucci for Netflix's Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities
  4. Regina Hall, Sanaa Lathan and Nia Long for Peacock's The Best Man: The Final Chapters
  5. Kerri Kenney-Silver for Comedy Central's Reno 911! It's a Wonderful Heist
  6. Gillian Jacobs for Netflix's Transatlantic
  7. Zoe Saldaña for Netflix's From Scratch
  8. Iman Vellani for Disney+'s Ms. Marvel
  9. Shalom Brune-Franklin for FX's Great Expectations
  10. Dolly Parton for NBC's Dolly Parton's Mountain Magic Christmas
  11. Reba McEntire for Lifetime's Reba McEntire's The Hammer
Colorful oddities that still have an outside chance:
  1. Jennifer Lopez for Amazon's Shotgun Wedding
  2. Kristen Bell and Allison Janney for Amazon's The People We Hate at the Wedding
  3. Kaley Cuoco for Peacock's Meet Cute
  4. Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy for Disney+'s Hocus Pocus 2
  5. Rachel Bilson, Whitney Cummings, Stephanie Nogueras and Bebe Wood for FOX's Accused
  6. Joanne Froggatt for Peacock's Last Light
  7. Sophia Brown for Netflix's The Witcher: Blood Origin
  8. Abbey Lee for Netflix's Florida Man
  9. Michelle Monaghan for Netflix's Echoes
  10. Paz Vega for Netflix's Kaleidoscope
  11. Jemima Rooper for Lifetime's Flowers in the Attic: The Origin

The nominations for The 75th Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced on Wednesday, July 12.