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‘Succession’, ‘Squid Game’ nominees react to Emmy nods

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicholas Braun of “Succession” paced the street around Manhattan’s Soho, unable to stop moving and feeling “a little manic.” “Squid Game” creator Hwang Dong-hyuk stood in an island retreat to write season 2, but took a break for a bottle of champagne. Jane Lynch was about to grab some sushi before she performed on Broadway in a few hours. They and many others expressed their joy after being nominated for the Emmy Awards.

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“Oh my God, it’s a lifetime’s work, the people I work with. You are so talented, and we truly have a family history. So many special actors who know their characters inside out. When I’m in a scene, I’m also a fan and I’m like, ‘Oh my God, they’re killing it right now!’ So it’s really the best concert, and I’m so happy that everyone is getting their props. — Nicholas Braun of “Succession,” nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama, one of the top 25 nominations for the series.

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“I’ve already had a bottle of Champagne…I’m in an exhausting process writing Season 2. These nominations add to the pressure but as the pressure increases, I would say my motivation increases as well, because I want to answer to the expectations.” — “Squid Game” creator Hwang Dong-hyuk, speaking from Jeju Island in South Korea, where he’s writing next season, after his show became the first non-English language series with the most contention TV’s major honor It earned a Best Drama nomination and 13 other bids.

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“We are an incredibly happy group! Because there’s no one, including Jason (Sudeikis), who thinks he’s more important in a scene than anyone else. And it must come from him. He shines the light so universally away from himself. … It’s really, really healthy and encouraging. And honestly, if you’ve been able to see our WhatsApp group in the last two hours, that’s downright sickening. We dig ourselves, we dig ourselves to death. And I will find it difficult to leave this group of players. I really will. – Hannah Waddingham on her “Ted Lasso” set. Waddingham was nominated again for the award she won last year, Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy.

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“My family has sacrificed a lot for me to pursue my dreams. There’s always this fear in the back of your mind: ‘Have they sacrificed and given up too much? Will I ever achieve this dream that everyone world has for me and that I have?’ It makes me feel that way and it was all worth it.- Sydney Sweeney, nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for ‘Euphoria’.

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“We came out of ‘Breaking Bad’ being a great show. It’s one of the best ever to air on TV. You always want to try to do the right thing for this show – do the right thing for it. your legacy. It’s like we continue to fulfill the hope that people had for us to maintain that level of excellence. I’m (Bryan) Cranston and those great actors who set a very high standard.” – Bob Odenkirk, nominated for Best Actor in a Drama for “Better Call Saul.”

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“Holy shit xxxx this is madness! Happening once is magic, but twice is a miracle. … I don’t know what to say. I’m really trying to learn to swear less. My God. Is that better? Ah, who am I kidding, thanks to the Academy.” — Brett Goldstein of “Ted Lasso” in an email after being nominated for best supporting actor in a comedy for the second year in a row.

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“It’s a pretty happy day! And I’m going to eat some sushi and it’s going to make it a great day. … It was such a joy working with Steve (Martin). We were like twins. … C ‘s crazy. I mean, I definitely didn’t expect this (nomination.) It’s just the coolest thing. – Jane Lynch of ‘Only Murders in the Building’, nominated for guest actress in a comedy series.

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“You never know if people are going to watch what you do, so the whole experience of making a movie or a show exists in its own crazy, creative bubble. ‘The Dropout’ was the ultimate moment. more intense and surprisingly fun, and for it to be enjoyed in that way sweetens the whole experience for me. – Amanda Seyfried of “The Dropout”, nominated for Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie, in a statement.

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“Like most character actors, I always think my last job will be my last acting job. Getting this very sweet nomination just makes me feel like at least I could go out on a high note if I don’t. ever get an acting job. At least I’m not leaving the company with people who are like, ‘We hate you.'” – Comedian Martha Kelly, nominated for Guest Actress in a Drama for her appearance in “Euphoria”.

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“I came with so much passion and a desire to reveal myself and challenge behavior in the way women are treated. I greatly admire and desperately wanted to do justice to Pamela Anderson. I had no d “No choice but to work harder than ever. I gave it my all.” – Lily James, nominated for Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie for “Pam & Tommy”.

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