Christie plays Brienne of Tarth, Allen plays Theon Greyjoy and Van Houten plays Melisandre.
“GoT” has roughly 30 series regulars, which is a lot, even for an ensemble cast. Why not just submit them all? Well, it’s not the submission fee, which is like $225 — it’s strategy. Networks and shows worry that multiple submissions in the same category will essentially “cancel out” their candidates.
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It is not unusual for a personal rep to submit their client for awards consideration if the producers and network do not — what is rare is the success rate here.