Lovecraft Country made a strong showing in today’s Emmy nominations garnering a total of 18 nominations across the Drama categories–the Emmy’s do not have a specific genre classification for horror.
Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman, a young man who travels across the segregated South of the 1950s in search of his missing father. The journey brings the young man face to face with the evils of racism as well as the monstrous figures of Lovecraft’s eeriest tales. The series was developed by Misha Green and based on a novel by the same name written by Matt Ruff. The list of nominations come in the wake of the shows recent cancellation at HBO after only one season.
The series made a strong showing in almost all of the acting categories and many of technical awards. Check out the full list below, and let us know if you were a fan of Lovecraft Country in the comments.
Full List of Lovecraft Country Emmy Nominations:
- Best Drama Series
- Best Drama Actor: Jonathan Majors
- Best Drama Actress: Jurnee Smollett
- Best Drama Supporting Actor: Michael K. Williams
- Best Drama Supporting Actress: Aunjanue Ellis
- Best Guest Actor: Courtney B. Vance
- Casting for a Drama Series
- Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (One Hour)
- Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes
- Main Title Design
- Prosthetic Makeup
- Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)
- Music Supervision
- Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour)
- Sound Mixing for a Comedy of Drama Series (One Hour)
- Special Visual Effects in a Season or Movie
- Stunt Performance
- Writing for a Drama Series