“Fargo” And “Birdman” Lead 2015 Golden Globe Nominations

"Fargo" And "Birdman" Lead 2015 Golden Globe Nominations
The nominees for the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning at a ceremony in Beverly Hills.

You know award season is truly upon us when the Golden Globe nominations are announced!

Kate Beckinsale, Peter Krause, Paula Patton, and Jeremy Piven announced the nominees for the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Thursday morning.

Leading the nominations this year is Birdman, racking up an impressive total of 7 nominations, while Fargo, Boyhood, and The Imitation Game each received five.

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will be returning to host for the third time in a row! Say what you want about the Golden Globes, but it’s undeniable that Poehler and Fey’s comedic timing and pairing is absolutely spot on and always makes the show much more entertaining.

Here is the list of nominees for the 2015 Golden Globe Awards:


Best Drama

– Boyhood
– The Theory of Everything
– Foxcatcher
– The Imitation Game
– Selma

Best Actress, Drama

– Jennifer Aniston, Cake
– Felicity Jones, The Theory of Everything
– Julianne Moore, Still Alice
– Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
– Reese Witherspoon, Wild

Best Actor, Drama

– Steve Carell, Foxcatcher
– Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
– Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler
– David Owelowo, Selma
– Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything

Best Comedy or Musical

– Birdman
– The Grand Budapest Hotel
– Into the Woods
– Pride
– St. Vincent

Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical

– Ralph Fiennes, The Grand Budapest Hotel
– Michael Keaton, Birdman
– Bill Murray, St. Vincent
– Joaquin Phoenix, Inherent Vice
– Christoph Waltz, Big Eyes

Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical

– 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

– Richard Linklater, Boyhood
– Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Birdman
– Ava DuVernay, Selma
– David Fincher, Gone Girl
– Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Supporting Actor

– Robert DuVall, The Judge
– Ethan Hawke, Boyhood
– Edward Norton, Birdman
– Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher
– J.K. Simmons, Whiplash

Best Supporting Actress

– Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
– Jessica Chastain, A Most Violent Year
– Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game
– Emma Stone, Birdman
– Meryl Streep, Into the Woods

Best Screenplay

– Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
– Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl
– Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Birman
– Richard Linklater, Boyhood
– Graham Moore, The Imitation Game

Best Original Score

– The Imitation Game
– The Theory of Everything
– Gone Girl
– Bird Man
– Interstellar

Best Original Song

– “Big Eyes,” Big Eyes
– “Glory,” Selma
– “Mercy Is,” Noah
– “Opportunity,” Annie
– “Yellow Flicker Beat,” The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Best Animated Film

– Big Hero 6
– Book of Life
– The Boxtrolls
– How to Train Your Dragon 2
– The LEGO Movie

Best Foreign Language Film

– Force Majeure
– Tangerines
– Ida
– Leviathan
– Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem


Best Drama

– The Affair
– Downton Abbey
– The Good Wife
– House of Cards
– Game of Thrones

Best TV Comedy

– Girls
– Jane the Virgin
– Orange is the New Black
– Silicon Valley
– Transparent

Best Performance by an Actor in a Drama

– Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
– Clive Owen, The Knick
– Dominic West, The Affair
– James Spader, The Blacklist
– Liev Schreiber,

Best Performance by an Actress in a Drama

– 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

Best Performance by an Actor in Comedy

– Don Cheadle, House of Lies
– Ricky Gervais, Derek
– Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
– Louis C.K., Louis C.K.
– William H. Macy, Shameless

Best Performance by an Actress in a Comedy

– Lena Dunham, Girls
– Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
– Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
– Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin
– Taylor Schilling, Orange is the New Black

Best Miniseries or TV Movie

– Fargo
– The Missing
– The Normal Heart
– Olive Kitteridge
– True Detective

Best Actress in a TV Miniseries or Movie

– Maggie Gyllenhaal
– Jessica Lange
– Francis McDormand
– Frances O’Connor
– Allison Tolman

Best Actor in a TV Miniseries or Movie

– Martin Freeman, Fargo
– Woody Harrelson, True Detective
– Matthew McConaughey, True Detective
– Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart
– Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo

Best Supporting Actor

– Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart
– Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
– Colin Hanks, Fargo
– Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge
– Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Best Supporting Actress

– Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black
– Kathy Bates, American Horror Story
– Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
– Allison Janney, Mom
– Michelle Monaghan, True Detective

The 72nd Annual Golden Globes Awards is set to air live on Sunday, January 11, 2015 on NBC.

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