Netflix Wins Casting Emmy for ‘House of Cards’ Over Major TV Dramas




The first barrage of winged-woman Emmy statuettes are being handed out now at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy, and Netflix won the night’s first one for House of Cards in the Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series category

The video-streaming service’s hit political drama — up for nine Primetime Emmys this season — beat out Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, Homeland and The Good Wife

This is Netflix’s first Primetime Creative Arts Emmy, Netflix confirmed to Mashable; Netflix previously snagged two engineering Emmys

Casting directors Laray Mayfield and Julie Schubert are credited for the win. The cast includes Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Kate Mara, Corey Stoll, Michael Kelly, Sakina Jaffrey, Kristen Connolly and Constance Zimmer. Read more…

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