MTV Awards: ‘WandaVision,’ ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Among Top Winners

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Reprinted from The Hollywood Reporter by Kimberly Nordyke on May 16, 2021.

WandaVision was the big winner at Sunday’s MTV Movie & TV Awards.

The Disney+/Marvel Studios show won four awards during the ceremony, including best series and best performance in a TV show for Elizabeth Olsen, who called Marvel fans the “best.”

Olsen was a double winner, taking home the award for best fight along with Kathryn Hahn for WandaVision. In their speech, they thanked their stunt coordinators and demonstrated what their fights would look like without the pros. After Olsen thanked C.C. Ice, Jenny White and Whitney Coleman by name, Hahn said: “We couldn’t have done it without you beautiful, beautiful incredible women.”

Hahn also took home two awards, the other one for best villain.

The winners were announced in a ceremony that aired live from the Palladium in Los Angeles, with Leslie Jones serving as host. After a montage in which she spoofed various shows, Jones came out onstage in a T-shirt that read “You have to choose joy” and sparkly black leggings along with Nike high-tops. (She had walked the red carpet earlier in a bright red strapless gown with a thigh-high slit.) …

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The MTV Movie and TV Awards do not recognize Editing or Sound.

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