'12 Years', 'Hustle' lead nominations for Golden Globes

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(USA Today) -- American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave led the way with seven nominations each Thursday in the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards.

Four cast members from Hustle were honored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in musical/comedy categories, including Bradley Cooper (supporting actor), Christian Bale (actor), Amy Adams (actress) and Jennifer Lawrence (supporting actress). David O. Russell was nominated in the director category, and the movie is in the mix for best musical/comedy and best screenplay.

Others up for musical/comedy include Her, Inside Llewyn Davis, Nebraska and The Wolf of Wall Street.

In the drama categories, 12 Years' Chiwetel Ejifor (actor), Lupita Nyong'o (supporting actress) and Michael Fassbender (supporting actor) garnered nods, as well as Steve McQueen for best director. The film is also up for best screenplay and best original score as well as best drama against Captain Phillips, Gravity, Philomena and Rush.

Ejiofor will compete for best dramatic actor with Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips), Robert Redford (All is Lost) and Idris Elba (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom). Among the best actress nominations; Sandra Bullock (Gravity), Judi Dench (Philomena), Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks) and Kate Winslet (Labor Day).

In the actress category for musical/comedy, Adams is in the field with Meryl Streep (August: Osage County), Julie Delpy (Before Midnight), Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha) and Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Enough Said), while Bale joins Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street), Joaquin Phoenix (Her), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis) and Bruce Dern (Nebraska).

Cooper and Fassbender are up for supporting actor vs. Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips), Daniel Bruhl (Rush) and Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club). The supporting actress category includes Lawrence, Nyong'o, Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine), Julia Roberts (August: Osage County) and June Squibb (Nebraska).

Russell and McQueen are joined in the director category with Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips), Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) and Alexander Payne (Nebraska).

Up for best animated feature are The Croods, Despicable Me 2 and Frozen. Let It Go from Frozen is in the category for best original song with Ordinary Love (from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom), Please Mr. Kennedy (Inside Llewyn Davis), Sweeter Than Fiction (One Chance) and Atlas (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire).

Hayao Miyazaki's final animated film The Wind Rises is a contender for best foreign film in a field that includes the NC-17 Cannes favorite Blue Is the Warmest Color.

In the TV categories, the final season of Breaking Bad snagged a nomination for best drama series along with Downtown Abbey, The Good Wife, House of Cards and Masters of Sex. Best comedy or musical will go to The Big Bang Theory, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Girls, Modern Family or Parks and Recreation.

The 2014 Golden Globes will air live on NBC & 11Alive Jan. 12 at a ceremony hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.



12 Years a Slave

Captain Phillips




Comedy or musical

Inside Llewyn Davis


American Hustle


The Wolf of Wall Street

Actor, drama

Idris Elba, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips

Matthew McConaughy, Dallas Buyers Club

Chiwetel Ojiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Robert Redford, All Is Lost

Actress, drama

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks

Kate Winslet, Labor Day

Actor, Comedy or musical

Christian Bale, American Hustle

Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis

Joaquin Phoenix, Her

Actress, Comedy or musical

Amy Adams, American Hustle

Julie Delpy, Before Midnight

Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Enough Said

Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Supporting actor

Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Daniel Bruhl, Rush

Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Bradley Cooper, American Hustle

Supporting actress

Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts, August: Osage County

Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine

June Squibb, Nebraska


David O. Russell, American Hustle

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

Alexander Payne, Nebraska

Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips

Best screenplay

Eric Singer and David O. Russell, American Hustle

Bob Nelson, Nebraska

Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan, Philomena

John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave

Spike Jonze, Her

Best original score

All Is Lost

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom


The Book Thief

12 Years a Slave

Best original song

Let It Go, from Frozen

Ordinary Love, from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Please Mr. Kennedy, from Inside Llewyn Davis

Sweeter Than Fiction, from One Chance

Atlas, from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Best animated feature film


The Croods

Despicable Me 2

Best foreign film

The Great Beauty

Blue is the Warmest Color

The Hunt

The Past

The Wind Rises



Breaking Bad

Downton Abbey

The Good Wife

House of Cards

Masters of Sex

Comedy or musical

The Big Bang Theory

Brooklyn Nine-Nine


Modern Family

Parks and Recreation

Actor, drama series

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad

Liev Schrieber, Ray Donovan

Michael Sheen, Masters of Sex

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

James Spader, The Blacklist

Actress, drama series

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Taylor Schilling, Orange is the New Black

Kerry Washington, Scandal

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Actor, comedy series

Jason Bateman, Arrested Development

Don Cheadle, House of Lies

Michael J. Fox, The Michael J. Fox Show

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Andy Samberg, Brooklyn 99

Actress, comedy series

Zooey Deschanel, New Girl

Lena Dunham, Girls

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, Veep

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Miniseries or TV movie

American Horror Story: Coven

Top of the Lake

Inside the Candelabra

Dancing on the Edge

White Queen

Actor, miniseries or TV movie

Matt Damon, Inside the Candelabra

Michael Douglas, Inside the Candelabra

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge

Idris Elba, Luther

Al Pacino, Phil Spector

Actress, miniseries or TV movie

Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor

Rebecca Ferguson, The White Queen

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven

Helen Mirren, Phil Spector

Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

Supporting actor, series, miniseries or TV movie

Josh Charles, The Good Wife

Rob Lowe, Behind the Candelabra

Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad

Corey Stoll, House of Cards

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Supporting actress, series, miniseries or TV movie

Jacqueline Bissett, Dancing on the Edge

Janet McTeer, White Queen

Hayden Panettiere, Nashville

Monica Potter, Parenthood

Sofia Vergara, Modern Family


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