Responses from chosen nominees for the 2023 Emmy Awards:
Sheryl Lee Ralph: Overwhelmed with emotions and grateful for the recognition. She reflects on her previous win and jokes about potentially hosting the ceremony.
Jessica Chastain: Reflects on the challenge of singing live for her role and stepping out of her comfort zone. She expresses appreciation for the authenticity it brought to the show.
Sarah Snook: Shares her excitement upon receiving the news of her nomination. Feels a sense of closure for the show “Succession” and the recognition it received.
Taraji P. Henson: Reflects on her journey and the realization that she is being recognized for the comedic acting she aspired to do when she first came to Hollywood.
Riley Keough: Expresses the hope of making her family proud with her nomination for “Daisy Jones & The Six.” Feels a sense of honor for the recognition received.
Niecy Nash-Betts: Expresses gratitude for the support and unexpected rally around her work. Reflects on the unpredictability of the industry and the importance of being grateful for the recognition.
Lorene Scafaria: Acknowledges the exceptional achievement of the show “Succession” and how it resonated with the audience. Credits the collaborative nature of the production for its success.
James Marsden: Expresses surprise and excitement about the love and recognition received for “Jury Duty.” Reflects on the constant surprises and the satisfaction of the show’s achievements.
Allen Hughes: Discusses the significance of recognizing Afeni Shakur’s story in “Dear Mama: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur.” Emphasizes the importance of sharing narratives that often go unnoticed.
Nathan Lane: Appreciates the recognition and inclusion among talented actors. Discusses the enjoyable atmosphere and freedom to explore creatively while working on “Only Murders in the Building.”
These reactions showcase a range of emotions, from overwhelming happiness and gratitude to reflecting on the challenges and growth experienced throughout their respective projects. Each nominee expresses appreciation for the recognition received and the opportunity to be a part of these notable productions.