What's Emmy winner Sutherland doing over here in the movie category being nominated for "24"? (Answer: "Redemption" was the two-hour special meant to redeem and revive the thriller after it got benched during the writers strike.) Appearing in literary classics could help Kline (José Ferrer won an Oscar for "Cyrano" in 1950) or McKellen (Laurence Olivier won one of his Emmys as Lear in 1984). Or Gleeson could conquer for the same role (Winston Churchill) that won Albert Finney an Emmy in 2002 for "The Gathering Storm."
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