2019 Primetime Emmys: When They See Us Score Major Nominations.


The nominees for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on Tuesday, breakout star Jharrel Jerome was surprised to hear his name as one of the contenders for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. He is only 21 years old, he’s fairly new to acting, having only appeared in the Oscar-winning film Moonlight and the Audience Network series adaptation of Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes. While both proved that the rising star had plenty of charisma and acting ability, it wasn’t until he portrayed Korey Wise in Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five series, When They See Us, that the industry sat up and took notice

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