Chadwick Boseman gets another nomination for his performance in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
Chadwick Boseman, who passed away in August, at the age of 43, has been winning several coveted awards. The latest is a nomination by MTV Movie & TV Awards for his performance in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. The late film star faces competition for the coveted accolade from the likes of Carey Mulligan and Daniel Kaluuya.
Announced today, April 20, Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat Subsequent Moviefilm received three nominations at the same awards. Sacha Baron Cohen reprises the role of Borat in the mockumentary comedy film nominated for Best Movie, Breakthrough Performance, and Best Duo, for Sacha and Maria Bakalova, ahead of the ceremony in Los Angeles in May.
Judas and the Black Messiah has garnered two nominations.
In the TV categories, WandaVision has received five nominations. The Disney+ series – which stars Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany – leads the overall list of nominees, having received nods in the Best Show, Best Hero, Best Performance In A Show, Best Villain and Best Fight categories.
Emily in Paris, RuPaul’s Drag Race, and The Boys have all received three nominations.
Emily in Paris – the Netflix series that stars Lily Collins – has been nominated in the Best Show, Best Kiss, and Breakthrough Performance categories, while RuPaul’s Drag Race is competing in the categories of Best Reality Cast, Best CompetitionSeries and Best Host.