How Marvel’s tweet could complicate Moon Knight and Oscar Isaac’s Emmy chances

Moon Knight has been a hit with critics and superhero fans around the world, amassing a huge number of films for Disney+ and Marvel Studios. As a result, the two studios are gearing up for a tough Emmy campaign with shows in the limited series categories, especially after the success of WandaVision, which has topped all series with 23 nominations (winning three) in the past. year. However, a tweet posted on the official Marvel Studios Twitter account could potentially hinder their campaign.

During the entire promotional tour for Moon Knight, created by Jeremy Slater, two major studios referred to the show as a “limited series”, suggesting it would be a standalone television program for the Marvel Comics character. However, on Monday, Marvel’s official Twitter page shared a trailer for today’s final episode, calling it “epic.” row finale”, but the tweet was deleted and corrected to “season finale.” The tweet points to the possibility of a second season for the car starring Oscar Isaac, but no official plans have been made.

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The social upsurge could see the TV Academy reject an application for Moon Knight in the limited series categories, forcing a switch to dramatic racing. Once an application has been submitted, TV Academy may reject the application and refer to previous marketing materials, including social media, stories, and interviews. Though fans would have welcomed another Isaac outing as Mark Spector/Stephen Grant/Mister. Knight/Moon Knight Emmys have been actively trying to redefine the category and close loopholes for shows that seemingly use the rules.

In 2017, HBO’s Big Little Lies dominated with eight Emmy Awards in limited series categories. However, after the awards, a second season was announced, forcing the series into dramatic racing for a second run in 2019. Downton Abbey on PBS won six Emmy Awards in 2011 in limited categories, including Outstanding Miniseries or Movies. . However, his ongoing story forced him to switch to drama, where he also didn’t perform well.

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According to the Academy’s rules, the eligibility criteria for limited series states: “The program must tell a complete, non-repetitive story and not have a consistent storyline or main characters in subsequent seasons.” In April, Diversity exclusively revealed Disney’s initial plans to introduce another MCU vehicle, Loki, in limited numbers before pulling it out due to post-credits reveal for season 2.

Superhero studio Goliath is presenting Moon Knight in limited categories alongside Hawkeye, a six-episode spin-off starring Jeremy Renner that has yet to announce a second season after it concluded in December.

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For star Oscar Isaac, any result will tangibly support the Emmy conversation. Also serving as one of the show’s executive producers, the 43-year-old actor has four chances at an Emmy love this year. In addition to Moon Knight, he co-hosts and co-executes a remake of the 1973 HBO Swedish miniseries Scenes from a Married Life, along with recent Oscar winner Jessica Chastain. However, the raw passion brought to his portrayal of Jonathan, a husband who faces the pitfalls of his marriage, may be a more “rewards-friendly” vehicle. With the Emmy snub for 2015’s Show Me a Hero, if the Academy declares Moon’s submission a “foul”, Isaac’s chances of a nomination could be greatly improved, avoiding a possible vote split.

The deadline to apply for the Primetime Emmy program is May 12.

Current Emmy predictions for Outstanding Limited Series or Anthology Series are listed below. The full rating can be found at Diversity The Awards Circuit prediction pages are updated every Thursday.









Danny Strong, John Goldwyn, Warren Littlefield, Karen Rosenfelt, Barry Levinson, Beth Macy, Michael Keaton


“White Lotus”


Nick Hall, David Bernad, Mike White


“screening out”


Elizabeth Meriwether, Katherine Pope, Michael Showalter, Jordana Mollik, Rebecca Jarvis, Taylor Dunn, Victoria Thompson, Liz Heldens, Liz Hannah




John Wells, Molly Smith Metzler, Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley, Erin Jontow, Brett Hedblom, Stephanie Land


“Moon Knight”


Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, Grant Curtis, Oscar Isaac, Mohamed Diab, Jeremy Slater



“Under the banner of heaven”


Jason Bateman, Gillian Berry, Dustin Lance Black, Michael Costigan, Anna Culp, Sami Kim Falvey, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, David McKenzie




Ron Burkle, David S. Glasser, John Linson, Art Linson, Taylor Sheridan, Bob Yari




Antonio Campos, Maggie Cohn


“Scenes from Married Life”


Hagay Levy, Michael Ellenberg, Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, Lars Blomgren, Amy Herzog, M. Blair Breard, Daniel Bergman


“The Girl from Plainville”


Liz Hanna, Patrick McManus, Elle Fanning, Brittany Kahan Ward, Lisa Cholodenko

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