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Charlize Theron gets another Golden nod

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She has been nominated for her role in Bombshell.

SA-born Hollywood star Charlize Theron has received a Golden Globe nomination in the Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama category for her role in Bombshell.

South African-born Hollywood star Charlize Theron has received a Golden Globe nomination in the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama category for her role in Bombshell, it was announced on Monday.

Theron plays the role of news anchor Megyn Kelly in the movie, which tells the story of female Fox News employees and their allegations against CEO Roger Ailes.

Alongside Theron, Cynthia Erivo’s portrayal in ‘Harriet’ sees her being nominated as well as Saoirse Ronan (‘Little Women’), Renée Zellweger (‘Judy’) and Scarlett Johannsson for her role in Marriage Story.

‘Marriage Story’ leads the Golden Globes nominations with six nods.

The Noah Baumbach-directed drama – which also stars Adam Driver picked up an impressive six  including Best Motion Picture – Drama as well as Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama and Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for Adam and Scarlett.

Going head to head with ‘Marriage Story’ in the Best Motion Picture category includes ‘The Irishman’, ‘1917’, ‘Joker’ and ‘The Two Popes’, three out of five which are Netflix films, whilst in the Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy category, Hollywood blockbuster ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ will go up against ‘Jojo Rabbit’, ‘Knives Out’, ‘Rocketman and ‘Dolemite Is My Name’.

Adam was nominated alongside Hollywood greats Christian Bale (‘Ford v Ferrari’), Antonio Banderas (‘Pain and Glory’), Joaquin Phoenix (‘Joker’) and Jonathan Pryce (‘The Two Popes’).

Filmmaking legends ‘The Irishman’s Martin Scorsese, ‘1917’s Sam Mendes, Quentin Tarantino – who directed ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ and ‘Joker’s Todd Phillips will go against Bong Joon-ho (‘Parasite)’ for Best Director – Motion Picture, whilst Jennifer Lopez found herself with a nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture for her part in ‘Hustlers’. 

Daniel Craig (‘Knives Out’), Roman Griffin Davis (‘Jojo Rabbit’), Leonardo DiCaprio (‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’), Taron Egerton (‘Rocketman’) and Eddie Murphy (‘Dolemite Is My Name’) will go head to head for the Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy award.

On the television side, ‘Big Little Lies’, ‘The Crown’, ‘Killing Eve’, ‘The Morning Show’ and ‘Succession’ will fight for Best Television Series – Drama, with ‘Big Little Lies’ stars Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon being nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role alongside Jennifer Aniston, Olivia Colman and Jodie Comer. 

Brian Cox, Kit Harington, Rami Malek, Tobias Menzies and Billy Porter are nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama.

The 77th Golden Globe Awards will take place on January 5, 2020.

An abridged list of nominations for the 2020 Golden Globe Awards are as follows:

Best Motion Picture – Drama
‘The Irishman’ (Netflix)
‘Marriage Story’ (Netflix)
‘1917’ (Universal)
‘Joker’ (Warner Bros.)
‘The Two Popes’ (Netflix)

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ (Sony)
‘Jojo Rabbit’ (Fox Searchlight)
‘Knives Out’ (Lionsgate)
‘Rocketman’ (Paramount)
‘Dolemite Is My Name’ (Netflix)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Christian Bale (‘Ford v Ferrari’)
Antonio Banderas (‘Pain and Glory’)
Adam Driver (‘Marriage Story’)
Joaquin Phoenix (‘Joker’)
Jonathan Pryce (‘The Two Popes’)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Cynthia Erivo (‘Harriet’)
Scarlett Johansson (‘Marriage Story’)
Saoirse Ronan (‘Little Women’)
Charlize Theron (‘Bombshell’)
Renée Zellweger (‘Judy’)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Daniel Craig (‘Knives Out’)
Roman Griffin Davis (‘Jojo Rabbit’)
Leonardo DiCaprio (‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’)
Taron Egerton (‘Rocketman’)
Eddie Murphy (‘Dolemite Is My Name’)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Awkwafina (‘The Farewell’)
Ana de Armas (‘Knives Out’)
Cate Blanchett (‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’)
Beanie Feldstein (‘Booksmart’)
Emma Thompson (‘Late Night’)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture
Tom Hanks (‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’)
Anthony Hopkins (‘The Two Popes’)
Al Pacino (‘The Irishman’)
Joe Pesci (‘The Irishman’)
Brad Pitt (‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture
Kathy Bates (‘Richard Jewell’)
Annette Bening (‘The Report’)
Laura Dern (‘Marriage Story’)
Jennifer Lopez (‘Hustlers’)
Margot Robbie (‘Bombshell’)

Best Director – Motion Picture
Bong Joon-ho (‘Parasite’)
Sam Mendes (‘1917’)
Todd Phillips (‘Joker’)
Martin Scorsese (‘The Irishman’)
Quentin Tarantino (‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’)

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Noah Baumbach (‘Marriage Story’)
Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won (‘Parasite’)
Anthony McCarten (‘The Two Popes’)
Quentin Tarantino (‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’)
Steven Zaillian (‘The Irishman’)

Best Television Series – Drama
‘Big Little Lies’ (HBO)
‘The Crown’ (Netflix)
‘Killing Eve’ (BBC America)
‘The Morning Show’ (Apple TV Plus)
‘Succession’ (HBO)

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
‘Barry’ (HBO)
‘Fleabag’ (Amazon)
‘The Kominsky Method’ (Netflix)
‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ (Amazon)
‘The Politician’ (Netflix)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Brian Cox (‘Succession’)
Kit Harington (‘Game of Thrones’)
Rami Malek (‘Mr. Robot’)
Tobias Menzies (‘The Crown’)
Billy Porter (‘Pose’)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama
Jennifer Aniston (‘The Morning Show’)
Olivia Colman (‘The Crown’)
Jodie Comer (‘Killing Eve’)
Nicole Kidman (‘Big Little Lies’)
Reese Witherspoon (‘Big Little Lies’)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Michael Douglas (‘The Kominsky Method’)
Bill Hader (‘Barry’)
Ben Platt (‘The Politician’)
Paul Rudd (‘Living with Yourself’)
Ramy Youssef (‘Ramy’)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Christina Applegate (‘Dead to Me’)
Rachel Brosnahan (‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’)
Kirsten Dunst (‘On Becoming a God in Central Florida’)
Natasha Lyonne (‘Russian Doll’)
Phoebe Waller-Bridge (‘Fleabag’)