Gold Derby can exclusively reveal that Michael K. Williams is entering the “Lovecraft Country” episode “Rewind 1921” as his 2021 Emmy Awards submission for Best Drama Supporting Actor. This program aired October 11 and was the ninth episode of the first season for the HBO show.
In this installment, Montrose (Williams), Atticus (Jonathan Majors) and Leti (Jurnee Smollett) struggle to keep Diana alive after a curse. Traveling back to 1921, he sees a younger version of himself beaten by his father.
This year marks his fifth career Emmy nomination with no wins so far. For this 2021 contest, he is competing against “The Handmaid’s Tale” stars O-T Fagbenle, Max Minghella and Bradley Whitford, Giancarlo Esposito (“The Mandalorian”), John Lithgow (“Perry Mason”), Tobias Menzies (“The Crown”) and Chris Sullivan (“This Is Us”).
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