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Tom Hiddleston’s Loki Earns 6 Emmy Nominations

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By Russ Milheim

One of the most-watched MCU Disney+ series last year was easily Tom Hiddleston's Loki. The God of Mischief's first solo outing drew a big audience, and it brought the Marvel Cinematic Universe to some mind-bending new places. In fact, it was the first project to feature Jonathan Majors' Kang the Conqueror, whose Multiversal Variants will eventually go on to become the next Thanos-level big bad.

Besides all of that exciting future storytelling set-up, the best part of the show was how it allowed viewers to see Loki in a way simply not possible in the movies. Instead of a few fleeting scenes in someone else's movie, fans got nearly five hours of storytelling completely focused on Hiddleston's iconic character.

The project not only allowed the MCU to dive into completely new territory but also gave Tom Hiddleston a chance to explore his character in a completely new light, and it was an experience the actor found to be very "meaningful."

Now, it looks like Marvel's choice of creating this Multiverse-traveling, Loki-Variant extravaganza was a great choice, seeing as the show has now walked away with six different Emmy nominations.

Tom Hiddleston's Loki Gets Emmy Noms

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Nominations for the 2022 Emmys were just announced, and Tom Hiddleston's Marvel Studios Disney+ series Loki received six different nominations. Joining that series among the other noms were series' such as Moon KnightThe Book of Boba Fett, and Stranger Things.

The list of those aforementioned categories can be found below:

  • Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Period or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More)
    • The Gilded Age - Never The New
      • Bob Shaw, Production Designer
      • Larry Brown, Art Director
      • Laura Ballinger Gardner, Art Director Regina Graves, Set Decorator
    • The Great - Wedding
      • Francesca di Mottola, Production Designer
      • Emma Painter, Art Director
      • Monica Alberte, Set Decorator
    • Loki - Glorious Purpose
      • Kasra Farahani, Production Designer
      • Natasha Gerasimova, Art Director
      • Claudia Bonfe, Set Decorator
    • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - Maisel vs. Lennon: The Cut Contest - How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall?
      • Bill Groom, Production Designer
      • Neil Prince, Art Director
      • Ellen Christiansen, Set Decorator
    • Stranger Things - Chapter Seven: The Massacre At Hawkins Lab
      • Chris Trujillo, Production Designer
      • Sean Brennan, Art Director
      • Jess Royal, Set Decorator
  • Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series (One Hour)
    • Euphoria - The Theater And Its Double
      • Marcell Rév, HCA, Director of Photography
    • Loki - Lamentis
      • Autumn Durald Arkapaw, Director of Photography
    • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall?
      • M. David Mullen, ASC, Director of Photography
    • Ozark - A Hard Way To Go
      • Eric Koretz, Director of Photography
    • Squid Game - Stick To The Team
      • Lee Hyung-deok, Director of Photography
    • Winning Time: The Rise Of The Lakers Dynasty - Pieces Of A Man
      • Todd Banhazl, Director of Photography
  • Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes
    • ​​​​​​​The Book of Boba Fett - Chapter 1: Strange In A Strange Land
      • ​​​​​​​Shawna Trpcic, Costume Designer
      • Julie Robar, Costume Supervisor
      • Areayl Cooper, Assistant Costume Designer
    • Loki - Glorious Purpose
      • ​​​​​​​Christine Wada, Costume Designer
      •  Nora Pederson, Costume Supervisor
      • Tamsin Costello, Assistant Costume Designer
      • Carol Beadle, Assistant Costume Designer
    • Moon Knight - Gods and Monsters
      • ​​​​​​​Meghan Kasperlik, Costume Designer
      • Martin Mandeville, Costume Supervisor
      • Richard Davies, Assistant Costume Designer
      • Wilberth Gonzalez, Assistant Costume Designer
    • Star Trek: Picard - Penance
      • ​​​​​​​Christine Bieselin Clark, Costume Designer
      • Michell Ray Kenney, Costume Supervisor
      • Allison Agler, Assistant Costume Designer
    • What We Do In The Shadows - The Wellness Center
      • ​​​​​​​Laura Montgomery, Costume Designer
      • Judy Laukkanen, Costume Supervisor
      • Barbara Cardoso, Assistant Costume Designer
    • The Witcher - Family
      • Lucinda Wright, Costume Designer
      • Rebecca Jempson, Assistant Costume Designer
  • Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score)
    • ​​​​​​​The Flight Attendant - The Reykjavik Ice Sculpture Festival Is Lovely This Time Of Year
      • ​​​​​​​Blake Neely, Composer
    • Loki - Glorious Purpose
      • ​​​​​​​Natalie Holt, Composer
    • Only Murders In The Building - The Boy From 6B
      • ​​​​​​​Siddhartha Khosla, Composer
    • Schmigadoon! - Schmigadoon!
      • ​​​​​​​Christopher Willis, Composer
    • Severance - The We We Are
      • ​​​​​​​Theodore Shapiro, Composer
    • Succession - Chiantishire
      • ​​​​​​​Nicholas Britell, Composer
  • Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
    • ​​​​​​​Loki
      • ​​​​​​​Natalie Holt, Composer
    • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Only Murders In The Building
      • ​​​​​​​Siddhartha Khosla, Composer
    • Severance
      • ​​​​​​​Theodore Shapiro, Composer
    • Squid Game
      • ​​​​​​​Jung Jae-il, Composer
    • The White Lotus
      • ​​​​​​​Cristobal Tapia de Veer, Composer
  • Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)
    • ​​​​​​​Better Call Saul - Carrot And Stick
    • The Book of Boba Fett - Chapter 6: From The Desert Comes A Strange
    • Loki - Journey Into Mystery
    • Star Trek: Picard - Penance
    • Star Trek: Strange New Worlds - Memento Mori
    • Stranger Things - Chapter Seven: The Massacre At Hawkins Lab

Loki Gets Deserved Awards Attention

Marvel Studios isn't new to getting Emmy attention. Last year, WandaVision made history by winning the MCU its first Emmy for "Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour)." The show even went on to win more, including one for the now-iconic song, "Agatha All Along".

As for this year, it's great to see the trend continue. Loki certainly deserves the attention, as does Moon Knight, which joined the show in the list of nominees. Sadly, Jeremy Renner and Hailee Steinfeld's Hawkeye got little love, only receiving two nominations for the show's stunt work.

For those wondering when they'll be seeing Tom Hiddleston and the TVA crew again, the show's second season just went into production. The entire cast is returning, and with filming having just started, it's a safe bet that the series could hit Disney+ by the end of next year.

Until then, fans can look forward to Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, which will see Jonathan Majors reprise his role of Kang the Conqueror when the movie hits theaters on February 23, 2023.