WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier dominate MTV Film & TV Awards 2021

Disney Plus/Marvel series WandaVision was the top winner at this year’s MTV Movie & TV Awards, closely followed by the studio’s other small-screen offering The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

WandaVision won four awards during the Sunday night ceremony, including best series and best performance in a TV show for Elizabeth Olsen. Olsen, who reprises her role of Wanda/ Scarlet Witch from the Marvel Cinematic Universe alongside Paul Bettany’s Vision in the show, also bagged the award for best fight along with Kathryn Hahn. Hahn, who plays the ‘nosy neighbour’ Agatha Harkness in the series, also took home two trophies, the other one for best villain.

For The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan were named the best duo as the titular superheroes, respectively. Mackie won another trophy for the best hero.

Hollywood star Chadwick Boseman won the MTV award of best performance in a movie for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, his last on-screen outing. Leslie Jones, who served as the evening’s host, won the award for best comedic performance in Coming 2 America.

Rege-Jean Page, who shot to global stardom as the debonair Duke of Hastings in the hit Netflix Regency-set series Bridgerton, emerged as the breakthrough performer at the ceremony that aired live from the Palladium in Los Angeles. Popular teen rom-com film To All the Boys: Always and Forever, another Netflix project, was named the best movie. Starring Lana Condor and Noah Centineo, Always and Forever is the final chapter of the trilogy, based on Jenny Han’s books.

At the event, Marvel veteran Scarlett Johansson was presented the Generation Award by Pose star Billy Porter.

Actor-writer Seth Rogen appeared in person to present the Comedic Genius Award to his “dear friend” and The Trial of the Chicago 7 star Sacha Baron Cohen.

While Chase Stokes and Madelyn Cline from Outer Banks were named the winners of the best kiss, Victoria Pedretti’s turn as the troubled au pair in The Haunting of Bly Manor won the award for the most frightened performance. Both series are streaming on Netflix. —PTI 

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