Emmy 2023: The Italians Sabrina and Impacciatore and Simona Tabasco nominated for The White Lotus

Among the candidates for the most important American TV awards this year there is a lot of Italy, thanks to Mike White’s anthological series which stopped in Sicily.

As if we needed more confirmation to understand how much the doors of Hollywood are now wide open for them, the most important confirmation has arrived. Sabrina and Impiatore e Simona Tabascowho charmed Americans (and us too) with their performances in the second season of The White Lotus, received an Emmy nomination, the most important awards on American TV. The two actresses, respectively interpreters of Valentina and Lucia in the second chapter of the anthological series of Mike White set in Sicily, they will compete for the statuette in the category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

The White Lotus: The hit of the second season

The 75th Annual Emmy Awards nominations were announced this afternoon live from Los Angeles by the Community e Change of direction Yvette Nicole Brown and Television Academy President Frank Scherma. The White Lotus – which, unlike last year, no longer competes in the miniseries but in the dramatic series – with 23 total applications this year it is among the most nominated series (already for the first season it had hoarded awards, winning 10). Praised by the critics and awarded by the public, the second season is set in an imaginary luxury resort of the White Lotus chain in Sicily and was filmed in and around Taormina last year (in Italy it is available on Sky and in streaming are NOW).

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Sabrina and Impacciatore and Simona Tabasco to conquer the Emmy

Sabrina Impacciatore played the icy hotel manager Valentina, a woman who seems to be in one piece but ends up melting away when she gets rid of her secret. Simona Tabasco, on the other hand, took on the role of Lucia, a cunning and manipulative escort who frequents the hotel in search of wealthy clients to take advantage of. The two Italian actresses share the nomination with their colleagues from The White Lotus Jennifer Coolidgebeloved interpreter of Tanya McQuoid, e Aubrey Plaza, interpreter of Harper; and in the same category they are also nominated Elizabeth Debicki per The Crown, Rhea Seehorn per Better Call Saul e J. Smith-Cameron per Succession.

To find out if one of the two will win the coveted statuette, we will have to wait for the next one September 18th when, permitting the American screenwriters’ strike, the date of the awards ceremony is set in Los Angeles.

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