WandaVision Grabs Directors Guild Of America Award Nomination
- March 9, 2021
WandaVision has just ended, but already has its first award nomination thanks to the Directors Guild of America, which also offered up noms for Ted Lasso, the Mandalorian, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and more.
WandaVision‘s nomination comes in the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Limited Series, with the nod going to director Matt Shakman–the first name you always saw as the show’s 10-minute credit sequence began. Other names in the category include Susanne Bier for The Undoing, Thomas Kail for Hamilton, Scott Frank for The Queen’s Gambit, and Lynn Shelton for the Little Fires Everywhere episode, “Find a Way.”
In the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series, Jon Favreau is nominated for the Mandalorian’s “Chapter 9: The Marshal,” the first of two nominations for Favreau. Vince Gillian is up for Better Call Saul‘s “Bagman,” Jason Bateman for the Ozark episode “Wartime,” Lesli Linka Glatter for Homeland’s “Prisoners of War,” and Julie Anne Robinson for “Diamond of the First Water” from Bridgerton.
For the Comedy Series category, both Ted Lasso and Curb your Enthusiasm grabbed two nominations. Zach Braff is nominated for Ted Lasso’s “Biscuits,” followed by MJ Delaney for Ted Lasso’s “The Hope that Kills You.” Susanna Fogel is nominated for The Flight Attendant’s “In Case of Emergency,” Erin O’Malley for Curb Your Enthusiasm’s “The Surprise Party,” and Jeff Schaffer for Curb Your Enthusiasm’s “The Spite Store.”
Other categories include one for regularly-scheduled Variety/Talk-style shows like the Daily Show and Last Week Tonight, Specials like The Late Night with Stephen Colbert’s “Stephen Colbert’s Election Night 2020: Democracy’s Last Stand: Building Back America Great Again Better 2020, reality programs like Jon Favreau’s The Chef Show, and more. The whole list is available on the Directors Guild website. The awardsceremony will be held virtually on April 10.