Gold Derby has exclusively learned the episodes that will be submitted to the Emmys by two of the 2015 nominees for Best Drama Supporting Actress. Emilia Clarke is entering the “Game of Thrones” episode “The Dance of Dragons” while her co-star Lena Headey selects “Mother’s Mercy.”
Clarke was nominated at the Emmys two years ago for playing Daenerys Targaryen, the “Mother of Dragons.” Her episode is the ninth of the fifth season for the HBO fantasy epic. In it, Daenerys oversees a celebration of athleticism. She is surprised to see Jorah among the competitors. After Drogon arrives, she mounts her dragon and flies away to Meereen while everyone watches her in awe.
This year marks the second consecutive nomination for Headey, who plays Cersei Lannister, the politically ambitious and sadistic former queen. Her episode is the finale of the fifth season, with Cersei forced to take a “walk of shame” naked with the crowd jeering and throwing things at her. She is then received by the Small Council.
We will continue to reveal all other Emmy submissions this year for the series and acting races as they are provided to us by networks, studios, or personal reps.
Who do you think will win Best Drama Supporting Actress? These two ladies compete against returning nominees Christine Baranski (“The Good Wife“), Joanne Froggatt (“Downton Abbey“), and Christina Hendricks (“Mad Men“), plus guest actress champ Uzo Aduba (“Orange is the New Black“).
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