DGA Awards Elevate ‘Flight Attendant’ and ‘Queen’s Gambit’ — Plus One Last Win for ‘Homeland’

DGA Awards Elevate ‘Flight Attendant’ and ‘Queen’s Gambit’ — Plus One Last Win for ‘Homeland’
While the Directors Guild of America Awards aren’t exactly the most accurate Emmy forecasters, Saturday night’s virtual ceremony did offer momentum-building wins for a few key programs — and one final prize for a longtime favorite.

As expected, “The Queen’s Gambit” director Scott Frank took home the DGA Award for Best Movie for Television or Limited Series, beating out the likes of Matt Shakman (“WandaVision”) and Thomas Kail (“Hamilton”).

“If I’m honest, I think this award is more a reflection of my uncanny ability to surround myself with people more talented than I am,” Frank said, adding that he’s “incredibly honored” to be given this award, as well as to be a guild member in general.

After an excellent winter awards run, Netflix’s hit limited series starring Anya Taylor-Joy has established itself as an Emmy frontrunner. The series won an AFI Award, PGA Award, WGA Award
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