Cuesta Nominated for Second Straight DIrectors Guild Award…

It’s a case of déjà vu for Michael Cuesta

The 49-year-old filmmaker has earned his second consecutive DGA Award nomination from the Directors Guild of America for directing Showtime’s smash hit series Homeland.

Michael Cuesta

Cuesta was nominated in the Dramatic Series category for directing Homeland’s episode entitled “The Choice.”

He’d previously earned a nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series for the show’s “Pilot” episode in 2011.

Meanwhile, Louis C.K. has earned his first DGA Award nomination. The 45-year-old half-Mexican American actor/comedian received the nod in the Comedy Series category for directing the “New Year’s Eve” episode of his critically acclaimed FX series Louie.

Louis C.K. serves as the creator, star, producer, writer, director and editor of the series.

Winners will be announced at the 65th annual DGA Awards Dinner hosted by Kelsey Grammer on February 2.

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