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'Versace,' 'Rhapsody,' 'Pose' receive Golden Globe nods
2018-12-06

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The nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globes were announced Dec. 6 at the Beverly Hilton, with 25 categories spanning films and TV shows involving drama, comedy and animation.

In the TV categories, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story received nominations in several categories, including Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, and Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television ( Darren Criss ). Penelope Cruz and Edgar Ramirez also garnered nominations for supporting roles.

Debra Messing scored a nod in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series—Musical or Comedy category for Will & Grace. Other nominees in that category include Kristen Bell ( The Good Place ), Candace Bergen ( Murphy Brown ), Alison Brie ( Glow ) and Rachel Brosnahan ( The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel ).

Ryan Murphy's '80s transgender-focused drama Pose was nominated for Best Television Series—Drama. It will compete against The Americans, Bodyguard, Homecoming and Killing Eve.

Regarding movies, Vice ( about George W. Bush's second-in-command, Dick Cheney, and starring Sam Rockwell and Christian Bale ) led the way with six nods. The Freddie Mercury-centered film Bohemian Rhapsody was nominated for Best Motion Picture—Drama and for its lead actor, Rami Malek. The movie itself will compete against Black Panther, Black KKKlansman, If Beale St Could Talk and A Star Is Born, which also scored nods for leads Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. Cooper was also nominated for best director, and the movie's tune "Shallow" was among the Best Original Song nominees.

Also, Lucas Hedges and Nicole Kidman were among those nominated for leads in a film drama for the conversion-therapy movie Boy Erased.

Comedy-film nods went to Vice, Crazy Rich Asians, The Favourite, Green Book and Mary Poppins Returns. The Favourite ( which has an LGBT-inclusive plot ) also received nominations for Best Screenplay—Motion Picture and for lead actress ( Olivia Colman ) as well as supporting actress ( Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz ).

Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg will co-host the awards ceremony, which will take place Sunday, Jan. 6.


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