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Pedro Pascal might just win an Emmy for his portrayal of Mario in an SNL skit



The awards season is almost upon us and everyone is busy predicting who will be taking the golden trophy home this year. HBO shows like House of The Dragon and The Last of Us are some of the fan- favorites in this year’s Emmy Award contenders, with Pedro Pascal being one of the common choices for the best actor. And he might just win another Emmy for his SNL skit.

Variety predicts Pedro Pascal might win Guest Actor (Comedy) at Emmy 2023

Variety has been updating its prediction list as the Emmy nominations get closer, and it took it a step further when in their predictions, Pascal was slated not just to be nominated, but to win an award for his portrayal of Mario in SNL.

Here’s the complete list of nominees:

Pedro Pascal as Joel in TLOU Ep8

1. Jon Bernthal “The Bear” (FX)
2. Adrien Brody “Poker Face” (Peacock)
3. Nathan Lane “Only Murders in the Building” (Hulu)
4. Steve Martin & Martin Short “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
5. Leslie Odom Jr. “Abbott Elementary” (ABC)
6. Pedro Pascal “Saturday Night Live” (NBC) [Winner]

Jack Black wants Pedro Pascal to join the Mario series

In a recent interview with Gamespot, Black talked about the return of Bowser in future Mario movies. He said, “You know, I did a few Kung Fu Panda movies, and it was a different villain every movie. They may do the same thing.”

“You know, what if there is a more powerful, more evil villain? Then I may need to be turned to help Mario and the rest to defend our universe against some other unseen force of evil. Are you thinking what I’m thinking? Wario. Pedro Pascal is Wario.”

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Sayantan is a keen follower of everything pop culture; from films, shows, anime to video games and latest memes. He started writing professionally for Wiki of Thrones during the 2021 lockdown, and has been developing his writing and editing skills ever since. Sayantan has since worked for several reputed firms, such as Collider and FandomWire, gathering experience and nods from some of the best in the industry. With a growing repertoire amassing renowned websites, Sayantan is your go to guy for all things Game of Thrones and House of the Dragon. When he is not hunting for headlines and theories, you can find him engrossed in fantasy shows, conspiracy theories and video games.

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