YELLOWJACKETS at the EMMYS Tonight With Melanie Lynskey, Christina Ricci & More
Update: Yellowjackets was shut out at the Emmys but what an accomplishment for this little-show-that-could to be in the big room and the butt off friendly jokes for the cannibalism in its series premiere.
Yellowjackets has been a sensation for Showtime, capping its inaugural season with seven Emmy nominations, including a coveted Outstanding Drama series.
Plus an Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series nomination for Melanie Lynskey as grownup survivor Shauna.
An Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series nomination. for Christina Ricci as Misty.
And two Outstanding Writing nominations, one Outstanding Directing nomination and one Outstanding Casting nomination.
Yellowjackets is about a group of survivors from a girls’ high-school soccer team who 25 years ago were stranded deep in the wilderness after a plane crash and forced to go feral to survive.
Showrunners: Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson and Jonathan Lisco.
Cast: Melanie Lynskey,, Christina Ricci, Tawny Cypress, Juliette Lewis, Sophie Thatcher, Sammi Hanratty, Sophie Nélisse, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Liv Hewson, Courtney Eaton, Steven Krueger..
Season 2 started filming in Metro Vancouver at the end of August with Lauren Ambrose, Simone Kessell and Elijah Wood added to the cast.
Filming dates: August 30 2022 – February 17 2023.
Yellowjackets at the Emmys.
Less than 48 hours ago we were in the wilds of Canada with Juliette [adult Nat] & Simone [adult Lottie]. – showrunners Ashley Lyle & Bart Nickerson at Emmys weekend.
Nominee Melanie Lynskey and her husband Jason Ritter.
Young Nat aka Sophie Thatcher was featured in Vogue.
Yellowjackets soccer team cleans up good.
Life of the party.