Bryan Cranston Received Double Nominations In DGA Awards


Bryan Cranston, star of super popular TV series Breaking Bad, got two 2014 Directors Guild of America Awards nominations.

The 66th annual ceremony brought the multiple Emmy winner nominations in both the comedy and drama category.

Meth king Walter White was nominated for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Dramatic series for the episode Blood Money from Breaking Bad, and Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Comedy series for the Modern Family episode The Old Man & The Tree.

What’s more, Cranston stands against Vince Gilligan, the creator and producer of Breaking Bad, for his contribution in the series finale – Felina. Besides Cranston, the drama category includes one of the greatest directors, David Fincher from House of Cards, Linka Glatter from Homeland and David Nutter from the bloodbath series Game of Thrones.

The comedy category will also be a battlefield for Cranston since he’ll face off against Gail Mancuso, director of Modern Family, as well as The Big Bang Theory directors Anthony Rich and Mark Cendrowski, and Beth McCarthy-Miller from 30 Rock.

McCarthy-Miller is also nominated in the category Movies for Television and Miniseries for her work with Rob Ashford in The Sound of Music Live! Furthermore, they’ll face Stephen Frears and his Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, David Mamet for Phil Spectator, and Nelson McCormick and Steven Soderberg for Killing Kennedy and Behind the Candelabra.

DGA Awards ceremony is scheduled for 25 January.

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