Ava Duvernay Makes History With Golden Globe Nomination
According to the YBF, The 2015 Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning. The announcements were made at The Beverly Hilton Hotel by Paula Patton. Among the nominees are "House of Lies" star Don Cheadle, "How To Get Away With Murder" star Viola Davis and SELMA star David Oyelowo and John Legend and Common ("Best Original Song"). Unfortunatey, "Scandal" was shut out. SELMA director Ava DuVernay landed in the BEST MOTION PICTURE - Drama category and the BEST DIRECTOR field, making her the FIRST Black Female Director to land the latter honor. Check out the list below.
DRAMA – ACTRESS Claire Danes, Homeland Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife Ruth Wilson, The Affair Robin Wright, House of Cards
• COMEDY OR MUSICAL SERIES Girls Jane the Virgin Orange Is the New Black Silicon Valley Transparent
• COMEDY OR MUSICAL SERIES – ACTOR Louis C.K., Louie Don Cheadle, House of Lies Ricky Gervais, Derek William H. Macy, Shameless Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
• SERIES, TV-MOVIE OR MINISERIES – SUPPORTING ACTRESS Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Freak Show Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey Allison Janney, Mom Michelle Monaghan, True Detective
• BEST MOTION PICTURE, Drama "Boyhood" "Foxcatcher" "The Imitation Game" "Selma" "The Theory of Everything"
• BEST ACTOR, Motion Picture, Drama Steve Carell, "Foxcatcher" Benedict Cumberbatch, "The Imitation Game" Jake Gyllenhaal, "Nightcrawler" David Oyelowo, "Selma" Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything"
• BEST ACTRESS, Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy Amy Adams, "Big Eyes" Emily Blunt, "Into the Woods" Helen Mirren, "The Hundred-Foot Journey" Julianne Moore, "Maps to the Stars" Quvenzhané Wallis, "Annie"
• BEST DIRECTOR - Motion Picture
Richard Linklater (Boyhood) Alejandro Iñárritu (Birdman) Ava DuVernay (Selma) Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel) David Fincher (Gone Girl)