66th Annual Golden Globe Award nominations announced

Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Frost/Nixon, The Reader, Revolutionary Road and Slumdog Millionaire, were nominated for best drama, during the reading of nods for the 66th annual Golden Globes.

In the comedy or musical category, best picture nominees are Mamma Mia!, Burn After Reading, Happy-Go-Lucky, In Bruges and Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

Meryl Streep took home two nods, one for best dramatic actress, for her role in the film Doubt and as best musical/comedy actress for her role in Mamma Mia! Kate Winslet also nabbed two nods, winning recognition as best actress for her role in Revolutionary Road and for supporting actress The Reader.

Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated for best dramatic actor in Revolutionary Road, along with Frank Langella, who plays Richard Nixon in Frost/Nixon. Brad Pitt was also nominated for Benjamin Button, Sean Penn, for his role as Harvey Milk in Milk, and Mickey Rourke, for his “comeback” role in The Wrestler.

Below is the entire list of Golden Globe nominations.

FILM

BEST FEATURE – DRAMA
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures
Frost/Nixon – Imagine Entertainment, Working Title, Studio Canal; Universal Pictures
The Reader – Mirage Enterprises; The Weinstein Company
Revolutionary Road – An Evamere Entertainment BBC Films Neal Street Production; DreamWorks Pictures in Association with BBC Films and Paramount Vantage
Slumdog Millionaire -Fox Searchlight Pictures and Warner Bros.; Fox Searchlight Pictures and Warner Bros.

BEST FEATURE – COMEDY
Burn After Reading – Working Title/Releasing Company; Focus Features in association with Studio Canal
Happy-Go-Lucky – Summit Entertainment, Film4, Ingenious Film Partners, Miramax Films; Miramax Films
In Bruges – Blueprint Pictures; Focus Features
Mamma Mia! – Relativity Media, Playtone, Littlestar; Universal Pictures
Vicky Cristina Barcelona – Mediapro; The Weinstein Company

ACTOR – DRAMA
Leonardo DiCaprio – Revolutionary Road
Frank Langella – Frost/Nixon
Sean Penn – Milk
Brad Pitt – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Mickey Rouke – The Wrestler

ACTRESS – DRAMA
Anne Hathaway – Rachel Getting Married
Angelina Jolie – Changeling
Meryl Streep – Doubt
Kristin Scott Thomas – I’ve Loved You So Long
Kate Winslet – Revolutionary Road

ACTOR – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Javier Bardem – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Colin Farrell – In Bruges
James Franco – Pineapple Express
Brendan Gleeson – In Bruges
Dustin Hoffman – Last Chance Harvey

ACTRESS – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Rebecca Hall – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Sally Hawkins – Happy-Go-Lucky
Frances McDormand – Burn After Reading
Meryl Streep – Mamma Mia!
Emma Thompson – Last Chance Harvey

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Tom Cruise, Tropic Thunder
Robert Downey Jr., Tropic Thunder
Ray Fiennes, The Duchess
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt
Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Amy Adams, Doubt
Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Viola Davis, Doubt
Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler
Kate Winslet, The Reader

SCREENPLAY – MOTION PICTURE
Simon Beaufoy – Slumdog Millionaire
David Hare – The Reader
Peter Morgan – Frost/Nixon
Peter Morgan – Frost/Nixon
Eric Roth – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
John Patrick Shanley – Doubt

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
The Baader Meinhof Complex (Der badder meinhof komplex)(Germany) – Constantin Film Produktion GmbH; Summit Entertainment, LLC
Everlasting Moments (Maria larssons eviga ögonblick) (Sweden) – Final Cut Productions Aps; IFC Films
Gomorrah (Gomorra) (Italy) – Fandango; IFC Films
I’ve Loved You So Long (Il y a longtemps que je t’aime) (France) – UGC YM/UGC Images/France 3 Cinema/Integral Film; Sony Pictures Classics
Waltz with Bashir (Israel) – Bridgit Folman Film Gang/Les Films D’Ici/Razor Films/Arte France/ITVS International; Sony Pictures

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Bolt – Walt Disney Pictures; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Kung Fu Panda – DreamWorks Animation SKG; Paramount Pictures
Wall-E – Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

BEST SCORE
Alexandre Desplat – The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
Clint Eastwood – Changeling
James Newton Howard – Defiance
A. R. Rahman – Slumdog Millionaire
Hans Zimmer – Frost/Nixon

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Down To Earth from Wall-E – Music By: Peter Gabriel, Thomas Newman; Lyrics By: Peter Gabriel
Gran Torino from Gran Torino – Music By: Clint Eastwood, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood, Michael Stevens; Lyrics By: Kyle Eastwood, Michael Stevens
I Thought I Lost You from Bolt – Music & Lyrics By: Miley Cyrus, Jeffrey Steele
Once In A Lifetime from Cadillac Records
Music & Lyrics By: Beyoncé Knowles, Amanda Ghost, Scott Mcfarnon, Ian Dench, James Dring, Jody Street
The Wrestler from The Wrestler – Music & Lyrics By: Bruce Springsteen

TELEVISION

TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Dexter (Showtime) – Showtime/John Goldwyn Productions/The Colleton Company/Clyde Phillips Productions
House (Fox) – Universal Media Studios In Association With Heel And Toe Films, Shore Z Productions And Bad Hat Harry Productions
In Treatment (HBO) – Sheleg, Closest To The Hole Productions In Association With Hbo Entertainment
Mad Men (AMC) – Lionsgate Television
True Blood (HBO) – Your Face Goes Here Productions In Association With Hbo Entertainment

TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
30 Rock
Californication
Entourage
The Office
Weeds

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Gabriel Byrne – In Treatment
Michael C. Hall – Dexter
Jon Hamm – Mad Men
Hugh Laurie – House
Jonathan Rhys Meyers – The Tudors

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Sally Field – Brothers And Sisters
Mariska Hargitay – Law And Order: Special Victims Unit
January Jones – Mad Men
Anna Paquin – True Blood
Kyra Sedgwick – The Closer

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES -COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Christina Applegate – Samantha Who?
America Ferrera – Ugly Betty
Tina Fey – 30 Rock
Debra Messing – The Starter Wife
Mary-Louise Parker – Weeds

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock
Steve Carell – The Office
Kevin Connelly – Entourage
David Duchovny – Californication
Tony Shalhoub – Monk

MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
A Raisin in the Sun – Sony Pictures Television
Bernard and Doris – Trigger Street Independent Productions in association with Little Bird, Chicago Films and HBO Films
Cranford – A Co-Production of BBC and WGBH Boston.
John Adams – Playtone in association with HBO Films
Recount – Spring Creek/Mirage Productions in association with Trigger Street Productions, Everyman Pictures and HBO Films

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Ralph Fiennes – Bernard and Doris
Paul Giamatti – John Adams
Kevin Spacey – Recount
Kiefer Sutherland – 24: Redemption
Tom Wilkinson – Recount

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Judi Dench – Cranford
Catherine Keener – An American Crime
Laura Linney – John Adams
Shirley Maclaine – Coco Chanel
Susan Sarandon – Bernard And Doris

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Eileen Atkins – Cranford
Laura Dern – Recount
Melissa George – In Treatment
Rachel Griffiths – Brothers And Sisters
Dianne Wiest – In Treatment

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Neil Patrick Harris – How I Met Your Mother
Denis Leary – Recount
Jeremy Piven – Entourage
Blair Underwood – In Treatment
Tom Wilkinson – John Adams

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