Big British names stand out at the 80th Golden Globe nominations.
ame Emma Thompson, Olivia Colman, Bill Nighy and Daniel Craig all received nominations for the top awards ahead of this year’s annual awards ceremony that was scrapped due to controversy.
The 2023 nominations were announced by comedic father-son duo George and Maya Lopez live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Monday.
Blockbuster Avatar: The Way Of Water and Top Gun: Maverick lead the best drama category, along with Elvis, The Fabelmans and Tar.
Nominations for best film: musical or comedy include The Banshees Of Insherin, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery and Triangle Of Sadness.
Colman is among the nominees for Best Actress in a Motion Picture: Drama for her role in Empire Of Light.
She was joined by Blanchett as well as Viola Davis, Ana De Armas and Michelle Williams.
Blanchett was nominated for Tar, Davis for The Woman King, De Armas for Blonde and Williams for The Fabelmans.
In the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture Drama, Brendan Fraser’s TV series earned a nomination for his performance in The Whale.
Fraser received widespread critical acclaim for his emotional performance in the film, which tells the story of an obese and reclusive English teacher.
The actor previously said he would not attend the Golden Globes in January if nominated, following an alleged incident in 2003.
In 2018, Fraser said he was stalked by longtime Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) member Philip Berk, the former president of the organization behind the Golden Globes.
He joins Bill Nighy, who received a nomination for Living, Hugh Jackman for The Son, Austin Butler for Elvis and Jeremy Pope for The Inspection.
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Dame Emma was nominated for best performance actress in a motion picture: musical or comedy, for her role in Good Luck To You, Leo Grande.
This touching story of empowerment and self-discovery follows Nancy Stokes, a retired teacher and widow looking for human connection and a great sexual experience.
Dame Emma is nominated alongside Anya Taylor Joy, Margot Robbie, Lesley Manville and Michelle Yeoh in this category.
Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes and Colin Farrell were nominated in tandem for best actor in a motion picture: musical or comedy.
It follows their recent films Glass Onion, The Menu and The Banshees Of Insherin, in which all three starred.
Taylor Swift will face pop superstars Rihanna and Lady Gaga in the Best Original Song category, each receiving nominations for Carolina, Lift Me Up and Hold My Hand respectively.
Other nominees include Naatu Naatu, from RRR, and Ciao Papa, from Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio.
Elsewhere, there were no women nominated in the Best Director category at this year’s awards.
James Cameron has been nominated for his highly anticipated Avatar sequel, alongside Martin McDonagh for The Banshees Of Inisherin, and Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner for The Fabelmans.
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert received nominations for Everything Everywhere All At Once, as did Baz Luhrmann for Elvis.
It comes after the 2022 Golden Globes were held behind closed doors after its organizing body, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), faced heavy criticism over diversity issues within the organization. office.
The often star-studded and joke-filled event was replaced with periodic updates from the Golden Globes website and official social media accounts, after NBC refused to air the show. submit.
But the HFPA has announced that the 2023 ceremony will see the organization make more efforts to diversify its voting pool.
Last week comedian Jerrod Carmichael was announced as host, with the ceremony taking place on Tuesday, January 10.
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