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‘Queen’s Gambit’ EP Thanks Netflix For “Taking Chance On Risky Material” After Emmy Win; Tells Anya Taylor-Joy She’s Inspiration For Young Women

‘Queen’s Gambit’ EP Thanks Netflix For “Taking Chance On Risky Material” After Emmy Win; Tells Anya Taylor-Joy She’s Inspiration For Young Women

Close to a year since it debuted on Netflix and became the streamer’s most watched limited series with 62 million households worldwide, femme trailblazing chess drama The Queen’s Gambit finally won the ultimate prize: the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series.

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The Queen’s Gambit was already leading at the Creative Arts Emmys with a total of nine wins, making the series’ nabbing of the top trophy a no-brainer prior to the show. Still, HBO’s Mare of Easttown was breathing down the Queen’s neck all night with wins for Kate Winslet, Evan Peters and Julianne Nicholson. Earlier in the night, Queen’s Gambit saw Scott Frank win for Best Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie.

Taking the mic alongside the cast and Frank, Queen’s Gambit EP William Horberg beamed: “The one thing that no algorithm can predict,

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