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Anya Taylor-Joy Says She Celebrates Emmy ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Win With Game Night (Exclusive)


The Queen’s Gambit walked away with one of many greatest awards of the evening at this 12 months’s Emmys, and star Anya Taylor-Pleasure is aware of how the present’s forged and crew are going to have a good time.

Chatting with ET’s Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner backstage after the present gained the Excellent Restricted or Anthology Sequence award, Taylor-Pleasure joined his co-stars and government producers on the present to mirror on each accomplishment and the potential for celebrating in individual after a sequence of digital awards exhibits.

“It’s amazing, just being able to hug everyone, be together and celebrate,” Taylor-Pleasure marveled. “It’s been a year of virtual high-five. So it’s pretty special.”

In whole, The Queen’s Gambit gained 11 Emmy Awards this 12 months, out of a complete of 18 nominations. To have a good time, Netflix director and government producer Scott Frank, who additionally gained his personal Sunday Emmy for Greatest Path for a Restricted or Anthology Sequence or Movie, stated, “We’re going to be playing games. games.”

“We have game night,” Taylor-Pleasure stated with a smile. “I think chess is the only thing we are not play tonight! “

So what video games are TV stars and government producers taking part in to commemorate such a momentous evening? In keeping with Taylor-Pleasure, this contains “a tug of war … and some charades.”

Throughout the present, government producer William Horberg accepted the grand prize on behalf of the present, and he thanked followers for his or her overwhelming assist for the sequence.

“The one thing that no algorithm can predict, that no billion dollar budget can make, is word of mouth,” he stated. “This award is for the fans who have said to their friends, ‘Dude, you have to watch the orphan chess drama.'”

The Primetime Emmy Awards 2021, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, aired dwell Sunday, September 19 on CBS and Paramount +. For full Emmy protection, hold checking again with ETonline.com, and log into Leisure Tonight.